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U-2 spyplane relays and translates data between F-22s and F-35s

A U-2 spyplane acted as a data relay for the 5th Generation fighters

A U-2 spyplane has successfully acted as an airborne interpreter and data-link between an F-22 Raptor and five F-35 Lightning IIs. The Project Hydra test by conducted by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, the US Missile Defense Agency and the US Air Force demonstrates for the first time how the 5th Generation fighters can share data.

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