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u-2 spy plane

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U-2 spy plane pilot gets posthumous Silver Star

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.

By June 15, 2012

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U-2 spy plane keeps on soaring (photos)

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.

22 Images By February 22, 2012

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Early images of the U-2 spy aircraft being tested at Area 51

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.

12 Images By August 15, 2013

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CIA declassifies covert details on the secretive Area 51

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.

By August 15, 2013

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Secrets of Area 51: The history and technology of Area 51

Some of America's most famous and enduring technologies were developed at Area 51, from the U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird spy planes to the ancestors of today's Predator drones.

By June 10, 2011

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Make your own UAV spy device on the cheap

RC plane camera from China lets you convert your remote-controlled aircraft into an overhead spy camera. Watch out neighborhood.

By June 8, 2010

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Robot spy planes get government boost

British government will help pilotless aircraft take to the skies for police and fire surveillance.

By July 18, 2006