SR-72: The U.S. Military’s New Insanely Fast Spy Plane (Or Strike Aircraft)?

The Lockheed Martin SR-72—also nicknamed the “Son of Blackbird”—is a potential hypersonic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept that is being developed under the aerospace company’s Skunk Works or Advanced Development Programs. This next-generation aircraft has been selected to be the highly anticipated successor to SR-71 Blackbird spy plane that retired from service in the U.S. Air Force back in 1998. Speed Rules… Read More SR-72: The U.S. Military’s New Insanely Fast Spy Plane (Or Strike Aircraft)?