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World Surveillance Group to Unveil Proprietary Blimp in a Box(TM) System at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America 2012

Photo: [June 1] “1863     Solomon Andrews flew his airship Aereon made the first of three flights over Perth Amboy, New Jersey. This was the first dirigible airship in history”. . . . Source

Photo Source: Library of Congress.

from Market Watch


July 19, 2012, 9:00 a.m. EDT

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL, Jul 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — World Surveillance Group Inc. WSGI +0.33% , a developer of lighter-than-air unmanned aerial vehicles (“UAVs”) and related technologies, today announced the intent to unveil its proprietary Blimp in a Box(TM) (“BIB”) system at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (“AUVSI”) Unmanned Systems North America 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 6th – 9th. The BIB system is a compact, automated, self-contained aerostat platform that is intended to be mounted to the back of a standard vehicle. It is designed to provide real-time day/night high definition footage for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (“ISR”), detection of improvised explosive devices (“IEDs”), border security and other governmental and civilian uses . . . Read Complete Report

from youtube

Ballooning, Blimps and Great Airship History

Uploaded by  on Jan 21, 2007

“The History of Ballooning, Blimps, and the Great Airships”
Over 500 scenes were gathered from old photos, vintage movie films and artwork to build a timeline of events. The documentary covers the 19th century experiments, the Civil War, the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp., WWI and WWII. Movie footage of the Gordon Bennet Balloon Races show the WJR Radio Balloon and other Michigan Balloon entries. 42 minutes plus historic previews. Available from www.michiganhistoryvideos.com

Go a Little DEEPER: First flight of LEMV military blimp scheduled for next month
Go even DEEPER and read my 3 part Research Report on:
The Airship Mysteries of the 1800s 
Or just get flat out as DEEP as it goes and check out my book “The Secrets of Dellschau: The Sonora Aero Club & the Airships of the 1800s”.