U-2 Sensors Give Unique Edge Over Afghanistan The U.S. Air Force is exploring new ways to use existing imaging sensors on the U-2 aircraft to help fight terrorists and insurgents in Afghanistan. Service officials recalibrated a U-2 Optical Bar Camera, an optical sensor used for years for treaty-monitoring requirements, to collect wide-area views of the tattered landscape in Haiti after the January earthquake. Typically flown at 70,000 ft. or higher, the sensor had to be reworked for ...


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