How Did Russia Get Its Very Own U.S. D-21 Stealth Drone?
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

Drones, Eurasia

In November 1969, the U.S. Air Force sent Russia an early Christmas gift.

Here's What You Need to Know: The D-21 was conceived in the mid-1960s as a solution to the problem of spying on the Soviet Union.

In November 1969, the U.S. Air Force sent Russia an early Christmas gift.

It was a sleek flying machine that bore an uncanny resemblance to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

The American generosity was purely unintentional. The aircraft was actually a cutting-edge...

Read this story at

Loading...

Related Articles