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Medicdelta
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« on: May 04, 2014, 06:06:11 PM »

On a recent flight into Salt Lake City I overheard the cockpit asking ZLC Center how high those blimps can go and if they have radar/

Attached is the audio from ZLC center

Sorry I have no photos but we were able to see them pretty clearly.

* ZLC SLC May-01-2014.mp3 (347.42 KB - downloaded 1356 times.)
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2014, 11:37:27 PM »

The balloons are about 60 miles west of SLC in the Utah Test and Training Range.

More info here:

http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/jlens-coordinating-cruise-missile-defense-and-more-02921/
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2014, 09:07:53 AM »

Here is a youTube video regarding the JLENS blimps.

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