Exhibit | Aug. 3, 2021

U.S. Army RU-8D

The National Cryptologic Museum displays a mock-up of the interior of a small, reconfigured Army aircraft, the RU-8D. The plane was one of many different types of aircraft used by the Army to conduct its reconnaissance missions. Most of the missions were in support of tactical operations conducting short- and medium-range direction finding and signals intelligence. The RU-8D significantly advanced the electronic collection mission with its onboard navigation system and improved antennas.