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Cold War relics...except the B-52 , it's STILL out there Kicking Ass!


The U-2 flies at 70,000ft (21,336m), gathering surveillance and signals intelligence data in real time from anywhere in the world. - Image - Airforce Technology

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Vigilance Park

Ft. Meade, MD - Dedicated on September 2, 1997, National Vigilance Park and its Aerial Reconnaissance Memorial stands to honor those "silent warriors" who risked, and often lost, their lives performing airborne signals intelligence missions during the Cold War. The backdrop for the park is a semicircle of trees, each representing the various types of aircraft downed during U.S. aerial reconnaissance missions.

Lockheed-Martin F-22 Raptor (2005- ) The F-22 is a single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter designed primarily as an air superiority fighter, but has additional capabilities including ground attack, electronic warfare, and signals intelligence roles. The Raptor's combination of stealth, aerodynamic performance, and situational awareness gives the aircraft unprecedented air combat capabilities. Development of the more versatile and lower cost F-35 ended F-22…


The Tu-214R is Russias Premier Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance aircraft.  Equipped with sensors to perform Electronic Intelligence and Signal Intelligence missions as well as with all-weather radar systems and electro-optical sensors that produce photo-like imagery of the ground.  The aircraft can intercept and analyse signals emitted by targeted systems while collecting imagery that can be used to identify and pinpoint enemy forces even if they are camouflaged or hidden.


Signals intelligence is the West’s shield against jihadism—and it’s .getting dangerously weak.16

Cool infographic on Big Data.


A Brain-Computer Interface That Lasts for Weeks | Brain signals can be read using soft, flexible, wearable electrodes that stick onto and near the ear like a temporary tattoo and can stay on for more than two weeks even during highly demanding activities such as exercise and swimming, researchers say.

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America's Most Important Spy Plane That Isn't an SR-71 Blackbird

Disaster averted at Offut Air Force Base last April. On Apr. 30 2015, RC-135V Rivet Joint, 64-14848, belonging to the 343rd Reconnaissance Squadron, 55th Wing, suffered a major incident at Offutt A…


Autonomous or Self-driving vehicles open up unconventional opportunities for our future generations. This modern and visionary technology signals to replace the machinery, our infrastructure, and other commodities with intelligence.