Eye in the sky on constant watch for threats
Similar blimps were used around bases in Afghanistan to detect enemy movement to contact. The blimp maybe a line of defense against potential Iranian attacks from the sea.
US Army's controversial 'all seeing' surveillance blimps lift off above Maryland - and can spot objects as small as a person 340 MILES awayThe US Army has launched the first of two controversial 'all seeing' blimps designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles or rogue aircraft incursions targeting America's East Coast cities. The first radar-toting vehicle is airborne as part of a three-year test of the latest defense system at an Army facility near Baltimore, Maryland.