A Flying Relic of the Cold War

The SR-71 Blackbird, developed from the A-12 aircraft, first flew in 1964 until it was eventually retired in 1998. A high-altitude spy plane, the SR-71 has held the Air Speed Record since 1976 for flying 2,193mph, could fly 26,000 miles high, and was used during the Cold War to take surveillance photographs of targets within […]

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Is A Threat Growing In Russia?

The Cold War, the great ideological struggle that divided the world for decades after World War II until the Fall of the Berlin Wall, pitted the United States and NATO against the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in the greatest arms race the world had ever seen. When the Warsaw Pact dissolved and the […]

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