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etting dressed for a combat mission in a U2 "Dragonlady" reconnaissance plane looks almost like the preparations for a space flight, the pilot in a yellow compression suit wearing a massive white helmet.
The suits need to be cooled the entire time, otherwise the pilots would die of heat exhaustion in a matter of minutes, but they are necessary to protect the crew members as they fly surveillance missions over Iraq and Syria at more than 70,000 feet scoping out ISIS targets.
The US Air Force gave CNN rare access to U2 crews flying out of a secret location in the Middle East. We can only identify the pilots by their rank, first name and their call sign.
I wouldn't say decades old sure the air frame might be old but I'm sure the technology onboard is brilliant
originally posted by: Pandaram
I thought America has military sats can 'see' a sand gran in HD from above rayens belt..
Guess not just Russians... Americans also relaying on decades old technology .
originally posted by: ThePeaceMaker
a reply to: Wizzz0001
Not questioning what you are saying but .. on stand by for what?