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Goodyear ZWG

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Manufacturer  Goodyear Aerospace

The Goodyear ZWG is classified as a ZW Airborne Early Warning Airship. The ZWG-1, designed specifically for the national early warning network mission, was ordered but was subsequently replaced by a much-modified ZPG design as the ZPG-3W.

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In 1947 The ZWG designation was added in the naming scheme for airships. In 1955 there was increased interest in the use of nonrigid airships as part of the national early warningnetwork. The ZWG-1, designed specifically for this mission, was ordered but was subsequently replaced by a much-modified ZPG design as the ZPG-3W.

Specifications Goodyear ZWG

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References

Goodyear ZWG Wikipedia


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