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What does U-2 stand for?

U-2 stands for U-2 Reconnaissance aircraft

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The center provides worldwide logistics support for C-130 and C-5 transport aircraft, F-l 5 fighters, U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, as well as support for remotely piloted vehicles, Air Force helicopters, air-to-air missiles, surface motor vehicles and high-technology airborne electronics, avionics, and electronic warfare requirements.
It was this technology which is said to have been used much later by the Soviet Union to bring down the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft piloted by Gary Powers in 1960.
Smith's military career included attending the test pilot school at Edwards Air Force Base in 1965, serving as commander of the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft flight test program in the late 1960s, and serving as the chief test pilot and commander of the SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance test force in the early 1970s.