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Lockheed Skunk Works' F-117 Nighthawk, the first operational stealth aircraft that still flies under a veil of secrecy well over a decade after its official retirement, continues to capture the public's imagination. Finally in the twilight of its existence, the remaining F-117 force that is stored at Tonopah Test Range Airport is set for destruction over the coming decade, aside from a dozen airframes that have been earmarked to potentially end up in museums after elaborate demilitarization processes have been completed. Now, according to a listing, the bare carcass of one of the 64 F-117A and pre-production YF-117s built has been offered as surplus on the government's GSAXcess.gov website.

Read more on The Drive:

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/32240/stripped-f-117-nighthawk-stealth-jet-listed-on-government-surplus-website

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