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 Definition An advanced, long-range, Mach 3 strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the Lockheed YF-12A and A-12 aircraft by the Lockheed Skunk Works. [d] [e]

Defensive Systems Controls and Displays

Both SR-71 crew members had threat warning displays, but the Defensive System Control panels were in the RSO's station, whose job included crew coordination warnings to the pilot ( who had throttle controls of cruise speed ) and countering missile launch indications by selecting active ECM modes. David P. Dempster 00:55, 26 March 2007 (CDT)


(CC) Photo: James Gordon
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(PD) Photo: United States Air Force
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KC-135R refueling NASA SR-71B

(I think these are from Chris Day); I'm copying at least one into a new section on fuels and refueling.Howard C. Berkowitz 04:19, 16 September 2008 (CDT)

Elevated article

I raised this article to developed status. It's exceptionally long and comprehensive. Russell D. Jones 01:49, 11 February 2010 (UTC)