Posted on: 18 July 2001
Updated on: 13 August 2001

56-6722, Art. #389

6722 over Edwards AFB, CA

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 @ USAF Museum, Dayton, Ohio

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

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