Last updated on: 19 November 2006
Posted on: 21 March 1997

SR-71 Payloads

Internal Payloads:......Internal payloads are carried in detachable nose and equipment bays in forebody of airplane.

SR-71 payload image

External Payloads:......The SR-71 is not presently configured for external payloads; however, the aircraft can be modified for that purpose. Some SR-71 type aircraft have been configured to carry external payloads.

Source: SR-71 Reconnaissance System, Executive Handbook

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