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This is the amazing Lockheed Martin SR-72—the space Blackbird

Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works has already begun development on the high altitude SR-72, which will fly at Mach 6—twice the speed of the SR-71—and will be capable of carrying weapons. Unlike the Blackbird, the SR-72 is an armed platform that will be capable of attacking from the edge of space. ( More...

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99NY 1
Real pics or it don't exist. It does share alot of shape similarities with the so-called "Aurora" spook jet though.
matt jensen 1
Oh it exists all right
Colin Payette 1
Really? Grey? The SR-71's black color made it look so awesome! It's like they chopped the wings off a hornet :)
oowmmr 1
They sure know how to make 'em.
James Vance 1
The link referenced in the squawk post is to Gizmodo, which is certainly not a bad tech news consolidator but its summary article actually is based on the exclusive source in Aviation Week and provides a direct link to that source article.
YES do !

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Ric Wernicke 1
So does George Bush.


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