In the May 18 edition of the Seattle P-I, a story by Mike Barber picks up on the initial Blimp Week story of Boeing’s investment in CargoLifter:

Dirigibles get the call: Uncle Sam wants you

Dirigibles — massive flying machines that went the way of the mammoth a half-century ago — are being resurrected as high-tech weapons in the war on terror.

Twice as big as a jumbo jet and soaring twice as high, they may soon be deployed to guard Canada and the United States, scanning for intruders on the Pacific Northwest’s long coastline and international border.