SAR U-2 Spy Over the Middle East

0

There are 33 U-2s in U.S. Air Force service, and the modular nature of its sensor and communications pods attached to the nose, under the wings, and above the fuselage means there is a lot of variance in their appearance. This particular U-2S has the teardrop-shaped Senior Span/Senior Spur satellite datalink pod mounted behind the cockpit. The blunted nose with protrusion on top is the ASARS-2 advanced synthetic aperture radar system.

 

Share.

About Author

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) or SAR Journal is an industry trade journal which tracks the worldwide SAR industry. We offer news, education, and insights to the SAR industry. We are operated, moderated and maintained by members of the SAR community.This profile is run by multiple moderators who all represent the SyntheticApertureRadar.com If you would like to submit news or have questions about a post please email us here: SyntheticApertureRadarmag@gmail.com and someone will get back to you.