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Top commander defends blimp program | TheHill

Top commander defends blimp program | TheHill

A top commander defended an embattled military blimp program Thursday as necessary to detect cruise missiles that countries such as Russia could use against the United States.

“It fills a gap — classified level I can’t say in this forum,” Adm. William Gortney, commander of U.S. Northern Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday.

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