Lockheed Touts U-2 As Unique for High-Altitude ISR

As the Office of the Secretary of Defense weighs a premature retirement of the U-2, manufacturer Lockheed Martin’s argument to save the program is that “there is no other high-altitude platform that can do the mission.” Melanie Austin, Lockheed’s U-2 program director, said the U-2’s payload, ability...

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