First flight slated for end of July

LEMV Hybrid Airship Completes 'Very Successful' Critical Design Review

/ December 23, 2010 at 6:38 PM
The Army is on track to field a combat hybrid airship by early fiscal year 2012 now that contractor Northrop Grumman has successfully completed a critical design review of its Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle. "It did happen. It was the 17th and 18th of November," said Alan Metzger, Northrop's vice president of LEMV and airship programs, in a Dec. 21 interview. "Basically we went through the complete system design, everything from architecture to system support, and what we're going to...

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