ARMY & NAVY: Air Defense


In legislation now before Congress or germinating in committee, the Army and Navy air services for the next few years hang in the balance.

As for dirigibles, the Shenandoah was built in this country and as a war vessel. The only ship of this type that the U. S. now has is the Los Angeles, built in Germany and by diplomatic agreement not to be used for war purposes.

Representative Butler, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee, has introduced a bill for building a new ship, bigger and better than the...

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