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Iraq reports first U-2 flight in support of U.N. inspection mission

...reported the first flight by an American U-2 surveillance plane Monday in support...November. The Iraqis agreed to allow U-2 flights last week, fulfilling a major...destruction. "At 11:55 a.m., a U-2 surveillance plane entered Iraqi airspace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/18/ira_376015.shtml
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Iraq forces suspension of U.S. surveillance flights

...fighter jets threatened two American U-2 surveillance planes, forcing them to...withdraw." He said that "further U-2 and Mirage reconnaissance flights are still planned." The U-2 planes were flying missions at 10 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/12/ira_368669.shtml
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Cubans claim arms hidden on North Korean freighter

...two missile systems - Volga and Pechora - are 1960s- and '70s-era hardware. One such system shot down the American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers in 1960, according to an Air Force website. They are considered largely ineffective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-18/cubans-claim-arms-hidden-north-
Iraq responds to weapons inspectors' criticisms

...was blocking his teams from using a U-2 reconnaissance plane: Dr. Blix stated...position to guarantee the safety of the U-2 plane. Iraq proposed that notification...be suspended for the duration of the U-2 flight and radars installed at the civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/31/ira_367348.shtml
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Reports:U.S. lied in '50s UFO explanations

...reconnaissance flights (namely the U-2) over the United States," Haines...high-altitude experimental aircraft, the U-2 and the SR-71. The early U-2s were...investigators "aware of the secret U-2 flights tried to explain away such sightings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/03/tec_212372.shtml
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A look at the 20th century: 1962

...Khrushchev acted after Kennedy pledged not to invade Cuba. But before the crisis was resolved, the Pentagon reported a U-2 spy plane had been shot down over Cuba. Thousands of military reservists were called to Florida, 90 miles from Cuba...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/14/met_267812.shtml
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Blix, ElBaradei open new round of Baghdad talks

...looking for quick Iraqi concessions on practical matters in the disarmament effort here, such as clearance to fly American U-2 reconnaissance planes in support of their inspections. They were also hoping to ensure that meetings continue with weapons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/09/ira_375101.shtml
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Iraq: scientists have refused to submit to private interviews with U.N.

...reluctance to allow reconnaissance overflights by American U-2 aircraft to assist the U.N. inspectors' hunt for any...declared "no-fly zones" in southern and northern Iraq. The U-2 overflights would "complicate the air defense project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/ira_366000.shtml
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This day in the Millennium: May 16

...Paris collapsed on its opening day as the Soviet Union leveled spy charges against the United States in the wake of the U-2 incident. 1977: Five people were killed when a New York Airways helicopter, idling atop the Pan Am Building in midtown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/16/met_261506.shtml
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Spy satellites may give U.S. stealth capability

...Today, governments such as Iraq's can determine through tracking systems when U.S. non-stealth satellites and U-2 aircraft fly over, and take measures to cover up suspected weapons sites, sources said. More satellites and stealth capability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/02/tec_221767.shtml
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