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Monster Moves: The Mach 3 SR-71 Blackbird Somehow Outran 4,000 Enemy Missiles - 19FortyFive

The SR-71 is still the fastest plane on Earth, even though the U.S. military has no use for it anymore. And it made serious history.

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Here's what we know about Lockheed Martin's mysterious SR-72 - Business Insider

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

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Lockheed Martin Announces Progress in Hypersonic SR-72 Aircraft Program

Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs discussed the future of the SR-71 Blackbird's successor: a Mach 6 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.

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Step inside cockpit of US's iconic war planes - Business Insider

From the planes of World War I to the fighters and bombers that turned the tide against Hitler, the museum's virtual tour is an aviation nut's dream come true.

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'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

In the 1960s, when a single military incident had the potential to spark a nuclear war, the US government needed a surveillance plane that absolutely could not be detected, intercepted, or shot down.

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15 Incredible Facts About the SR-71 Blackbird (With Even MORE Incredible Photos!)

The SR-71 Blackbird was a strategic reconnaissance (SR) aircraft built by Lockheed Martin and designed by Clarence Johnson. It took flight in 1964 and kept going until being retired by NASA in 1999. Although this next-gen-looking aircraft never made it to