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In the US, are developing a new reconnaissance aircraft


The American company Lockheed Martin has begun to develop a new tactical reconnaissance aircraft TR-X.

New aircraft on the qualities will resemble the well-known around the world plane U-2At the same time, as the aircraft manufacturers themselves explained, the aircraft will be able to stay in the air for up to 20-24 hours, which will allow not only to monitor a certain territory, but also to perform long flights over significant distances.

The cost of the new project is not currently announced, but the United States Air Force is already interested in development, suggesting that, thanks to modern technical specifications, this unit will not be available to track it from the ground.

It is expected that after the project is approved, the aircraft production adjustment will take about 8-9 years, and considering increasing its military potential of the United States, it is necessary to assume that the need for the BBC to be designated within 30 units of aircraft.

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