During the early years of the Cold War, the most effective way to gather strategic intelligence about the Soviet Union and its allies was manned overflight. Lockheedas U-2 was spectacularly successful in this role, however, much to the concern of US PresiMore than 50 years after the first A-12 flight, they remain the fastest, highest-flying jet-powered aircraft ever built. ... Paul F., Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Ownersa#39; Workshop Manual, Haynes Publishing (2012) Goodall, James and Miller, Jay, Lockheeda#39;s SR-71 ... Archangel: CIAa#39;s Supersonic A-12 Reconnaissance Aircraft, Government Printing Office (2007) Stanley II, Col Roy M., Asia from above: The 67thanbsp;...
|Author||:||Paul F Crickmore|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2014-01-20|