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U-2 Dragon Lady surveillance aircraft


The U-2S is a long-range, high-altitude strategic reconnaissance aircraft that is a primary component of the U.S. national technical means of strategic intelligence collection, including communications intelligence (COMINT) and electronic intelligence (ELINT). U.S. Air Force TR-1s were originally designed for high altitude standoff ELINT, COMINT and surveillance missions in Europe, providing the capability for day/night, all-weather surveillance without having to overfly the...

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