The U.S. military lost control of a large surveillance aerostat that became unmoored from its tether at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, on Wednesday; it came down 3 hr. later in Pennsylvania. Two F-16s from Atlantic City’s Air National Guard tracked the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (Jlens), which provides over-the-horizon radar surveillance and fire control data to the Army and other military networks, according to the North American ...

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