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U-2 Flies Last OBC Mission From Beale AFB

July 15 2022


Beale Air Force Base, Calif., has hosted its final Optical Bar Camera (OBC) intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) mission, reports the Air Force News Service.

The OBC mission, which captures high-altitude photographs in daylight, is moving to forward operating locations overseen by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA). This permits film processors to consolidate film closer to collection, the service said in a release.

The final mission was flown by the...

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