Watching over Iran and Syria, the U-2 Dragon Lady flies day and night in any weather to keep a vigilant eye on America’s adversaries
U-2 Maximum Altitude
The U-2 can routinely operate at altitudes greater than 70,000 feet. The extreme temperatures and presures at those heights bring very unique challenges to overcome.
Dragon Lady Lair
Maintaining and operating a spy plane in remote locations isn’t easy. U-2s in the UAE are stored and maintained in temporary hangers set up by the USAF.