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Bing Maps Has Revealed Russia's Secret Stealth Fighter Jet

Bing Maps is apparently really great at one thing: revealing classified military information. After capturing a top secret military base, Bing has now caught on camera a stealth Russian aeroplane that's been shrouded in mystery. The Bing Maps image above shows Russia's MIG Project 1.44, Russia's first attempt at building a stealth fighter jet. A jet that Russia might have sent to China to kick start China's stealth program. A jet that was supposed to be Russia's answer for the F-22 Raptor. Read More >>

Did Bing Maps Capture a Top Secret U.S. Drone Base in Saudi Arabia?

This past week, reports have come out about a top secret US drone base hidden inside Saudi Arabia. The base was built two years ago, had been used for dozens of drone attacks in Yemen, and remained hidden until it was revealed this week. Now, Bing Maps may have found it. Satellite images show a mysterious airfield base in Saudi Arabia that could very well be the same secret US drone base. Read More >>

Bing Maps Just Got 165TB Better

Bing Maps just added 165TB of new aerial images—more than doubling the 129TB previously available. The update covers 15 million square miles in North America, South America, Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia. Besides satellite imagery, additions include exclusive aircraft photography. You can explore the whole release and get more details from the Bing Maps World Tour App. [Bing Blog via The Verge] Read More >>

Is Microsoft Shoehorning Nokia Branding Into Bing Maps On BlackBerrys and Others?

We already knew that part of Microsoft and Nokia’s “special relationship” included the integration of Nokia’s superior mapping technology into Bing Maps. But now Stephen Elop seems to be suggesting that Microsoft’s actually going to go whole-hog and will bung Nokia branding into Bing Maps somewhere. Read More >>


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