During its posting to Kadena Air base, on the island of Okinawa, Japan, the SR-71 acquired the nickname Habu, when the indigenous population likened the SR-71’s sleek profile to that of the Habu, a small snake native to the island. Here, Habu number 972 is seen at Kadena as it undergoes a last-minute engine run-up prior to a reconnaissance sortie over the Soviet naval base at Vladivostok.
Overall size: 26" x 37"
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