Five decades after being shot down in Soviet air space in a high-flying aircraft packed with surveillance gear, Francis Gary Powers is honored at the Pentagon.
The Pentagon, smitten with the Global Hawk drone, had been ready to ground the U-2 fleet for good. But the latest Air Force budget proposal tells a different tale.
Photos, details, and history about the CIA's secret Area 51 testing facility and the U-2 spy planes developed there are showcased in a newly declassified report.
The draft of the federal budget for 2013 pulls back the throttle on the rival Global Hawk program. An Air Force general says the U-2, a design that dates to the 1950s, is "the stronger system."
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While the U.S. Congress warms up a probe of its ties to the Chinese government, Huawei agrees to lavish the U.K. with cash, to general acclamation.
Debunking many conspiracy theories, a massive 355-page declassified report details the birth of Area 51 and the U-2 spy planes developed and tested there.
A new report from the Intelligence and Security Committee in the British Parliament questions the procedures and protocols used that allowed the Chinese telecom-gear maker to expand its operations in that country.
Wrapping up a classified 469-day mission, an unmanned Air Force space plane dropped out of orbit and returned to Earth on Saturday, executing an automated landing to close out the program's second test flight.