Lockheed SR-71 Operations in the Far East

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Название: Lockheed SR-71 Operations in the Far East
Автор: Paul F Crickmore
Страниц: 96
Формат: PDF
Размер: 52,5 mb
Качество: Нормальное
Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2008


   Even before the first operational flight of the U-2 spy plane, aircraft designers began work on the type's replacement. The result was the SR-71. First deployed on March 9, 1968, this tri-sonic 'hotrod' flew its first operational sortie over North Vietnam just 12 days later. Thereafter, the SR-71 roamed freely, capturing photographic, radar and electronic intelligence.