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Video Shows USAF Simulated Pre-emptive Strike Against Russia’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Video Shows USAF Simulated Pre-emptive Strike Against Russia’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Lockheed Martin releases a pre-emptive strike video on Russian weaponry. Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp released a video dedicated to “Skunk Works”, the secret Research and development team at the company. It is responsible for a number of aircraft designs, including the U-2, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the …

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60 Years Ago Today First Aircraft Was Successful Shoot-Down Using Surface-To-Air Missile

60 Years Ago Today First Aircraft Was Successful Shoot-Down Using Surface-To-Air Missile

In 1958, the Central Intelligence Agency started sponsoring a program known as Diamond Lil, in which Chinese Nationalist pilots were trained to fly Martin RB-57D Canberra high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft. Six Black Cat Squadron Taiwanese pilots were trained on the B-57C at Laughlin AFB, Texas, arriving back in Taiwan, and two …

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U.S. Air Force Deploys U-2 Spy Plane To RAF Fairford England

U.S. Air Force Deploys U-2 Spy Plane To RAF Fairford England

The U.S. Air Force has deployed U-2 Dragon Lady high-altitude, all-weather surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to Royal Air Force Fairford, England. The mission of the U-2 is to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities in order to meet combatant commander objectives. The deployment of ISR assets to the European theater …

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