Huge $35 Million Cargo Airship is Unveiled for Tests



Mike O'Brien
01/30/2013

Tests have begun on a giant blimp-style cargo airship that the Department of Defense and NASA have poured $35 million into developing. The 230ft-long Aeroscraft made its way a few feet off the ground at the Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, California, this week. The DoD’s interest stems from the fact that it has the potential to carry more cargo than any other aircraft to military bases and disaster zones. That could give the U.S. Military a clear advantage in the battle zone, al...
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