Fuckin'A I follow the NRO on Facebook.

    Before the development of space-based reconnaissance assets, heroic United States Air Force aircrews flying aboard the RB-47 pioneered operations to address the most pressing intelligence challenges. Tragically, more than 170 heroic aircrew members lost their lives while carrying out these dangerous national security missions. Check out a glimpse of the nation’s earliest overhead intelligence collection capabilities in this never before seen video, “The Forgotten Sacrifice.”

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