Posted on: 18 July 2001
Updated on: 13 August 2001
56-6722, Art. #389
6722 earlier in it's career configured as a U-2D with rotating optical sensors and communication fairing on top of the Q bay in support of MIDAS(MIssile Defense Alarm System).
It was to be used to detect Russian ICBM missile launches against the US, but was tested against US missile launches.
6722 on display at the USAF Musuem, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH
History of 6722
On display as U-2A at USAF Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH