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Unlimited Horizons: Design and Development of the U-2

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Unlimited Horizons: Design and Development of the U-2
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Publisher: NASA
ISBN-13: 9781626830257
Number of pages: 304

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Over the span of more than six decades, the U-2 evolved from a relatively basic, high-altitude camera platform for performing clandestine reconnaissance missions into a complex, multisensor platform that has been adapted for a multitude of civil and military roles.

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