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Keeping the SR-71 Blackbird (the World's First Stealth Plane) Secret Was Near Impossible

Robert Beckhusen Security, This is why.  There are few secret projects like U.S. Air Force black projects, and that was certainly the case for the famed SR-71 Blackbird. The SR-71 was no ordinary aircraft but a big, beautiful and state-of-the-art spy plane designed in the 1950s and early 1960s to fly quickly at high altitudes over the Soviet Union, filling in for the U-2 Dragon Lady which had become vulnerable to then-new surface-to-air missiles.
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