Mysterious F-117 was spotted in Death Valley

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www.vsyako.netArchived fotofoto: Jockel Finck / AP

American stealth strike aircraft F-117 Nighthawk seen as a simulator of the flying machine of the enemy. It is reported by the Combat Aircraft.

The publication draws attention to the F-117 Nighthawk, made on 11 July by photographer Steve Lewis, when the plane accompanied by F-15D Eagle Flight research center Armstrong (NASA) was performed at high altitude over the Death Valley (CA) refueling from KC-135 Stratotanker.

Commenting on Twitter the material of Combat Aircraft, the author of The Drive Tyler Rogoway doubt that in-flight F-117 Nighthawk simulated aircraft of the enemy. In his opinion, in fact it could be about testing the suppression of infrared radiation by the body of the aircraft.

The American company Lockheed Martin in 1983-1990 produced 64 units subsonic tactical aircraft F-117 Nighthawk various modifications. In April 2008, the aircraft decommissioned air force (USAF) US. Since the F-117 Nighthawk was repeatedly observed in the tests, the objectives of which were not disclosed by the military.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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