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A rendering of Lockheed Martin Corporation's SR-72, the planned successor to the U.S. Air Force's famous SR-71. (Image: Lockheed Martin)

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A rendering of Lockheed Martin Corp.'s SR-72, the planned successor to the U.S. Air Force's famous SR-71 Blackbird (Lockheed Martin)

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This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, who is responsible for the entire force of 450 Minuteman 3 missiles, plus the Air Force’s nuclear-capable bombers. (AP Photo/US Air Force)

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This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, who is responsible for the entire force of 450 Minuteman 3 missiles, plus the Air Force’s nuclear-capable bombers. (AP Photo/US Air Force)

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Audrey Fitzgerald, the widow to Lt. Col. Robert Pietsch, left is presented with an American flag by U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Basla during the funeral of Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Pietsch and Air Force Maj. Louis Guillermin, airmen from the Vietnam War at Arlington National Cemetary, Arlington, Va., Wednesday, October 16, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Audrey Fitzgerald, the widow to Lt. Col. Robert Pietsch, left is comforted by her son, David Pietsch, second from left, after recieving an American flag by U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Basla during the funeral of Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Pietsch and Air Force Maj. Louis Guillermin, airmen from the Vietnam War at Arlington National Cemetary, Arlington, Va., Wednesday, October 16, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** A photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows an F-15E Strike eagle in-flight over Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2008. (Associated Press/U.S Air Force/Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

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An F-22 fighter jet (U.S. Air Force)

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An F-22 fighter jet (U.S. Air Force)

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**FILE** A photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows an F-15E Strike eagle in-flight over Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2008. (Associated Press/U.S Air Force/Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

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** FILE ** In this image released by the U.S. Air Force, a Malmstrom Air Force Base missile maintenance team removes the upper section of an ICBM at a Montana missile site. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, John Parie)

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** FILE ** In this image released by the U.S. Air Force, a Malmstrom Air Force Base missile maintenance team removes the upper section of an ICBM at a Montana missile site. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, John Parie)

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A U.S. Air Force pilot (left), with an Afghan pilot (right) and flight engineer, prepare for takeoff on a training mission in an Mi-17 helicopter from the Kandahar Air Field to practice flying close air-support missions to assist Afghan ground forces. (Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)

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In this Wednesday, May 1, 2013 photo released by the U.S. Air Force, the X-51A Waverider, carried under the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress bomber, prepares to launch for its fourth and final flight over the Pacific Ocean. The X-51A, an experimental, unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force, went hypersonic during a test off the Southern California coast, traveling at more than 3,000 mph, the Air Force said Friday. (Associated Press)