Authors

John Dale

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Nick Manderfield

Publication/Presentation Date

1-15-2014

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Learn about the previously classified Strategic Air Command drone reconnaissance program covering targets in China, N. Korea, & N. Vietnam, from the pilot who was in charge. Specially modified C-130s launched the drones that were then recovered in mid-air by helicopters. They went where manned aircraft could not and some wouldn’t make it back! This program contributed to the amazing UAVs of today.

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Colonel John Dale, USAF, Retired

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