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U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady aircraft deploy to RAF Fairford

Release Number: 150919

U-2 Dragon Lady aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif., deployed to RAF Fairford, England.

The mission of the U-2 is to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities in order to meet combatant commander objectives.

The deployment of ISR assets to the European theater demonstrates U.S. commitment to our allies and partners in the region.