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Iran claims it has captured a foreign ‘enemy drone’ during military exercise
AP via Washington Post ^ | 2-23-13 | Thomas Strong

Posted on 02/24/2013 7:09:54 AM PST by dynachrome

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Saturday that it had captured a foreign unmanned aircraft during a military exercise in southern Iran.

Gen. Hamid Sarkheili, a spokesman for the military exercise, said the Guard’s electronic warfare unit spotted signals indicating that foreign drones were trying to enter Iranian airspace. Sarkheili said Guard experts took control of one drone’s navigation system and brought it down near the city of Sirjan where the military drills began on Saturday.

“While probing signals in the area, we spotted foreign and enemy drones which attempted to enter the area of the war game,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the general as saying. “We were able to get one enemy drone to land.”

Sarkheili did not say whether the drone was American.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: drones; iran; waronterror
Another gift from obama?
1 posted on 02/24/2013 7:10:05 AM PST by dynachrome
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

I can’t wait to see the Brookstone “UFO” and the iPhone Iran used to bring it down. ;’) Thanks dynachrome.

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2 posted on 02/24/2013 7:33:20 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: dynachrome

Foreign enemy drone? Is John Kerry missing?


3 posted on 02/24/2013 7:41:02 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: dynachrome
Maybe the guy in FPS Russian has been busy ?


4 posted on 02/24/2013 7:53:20 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: muir_redwoods
Foreign enemy drone? Is John Kerry missing?

Nicely done :) The only bad part is Iran probably doesn't consider Kerry an enemy. Or foreign.

5 posted on 02/24/2013 7:56:31 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: dynachrome
you've lost ANOTHER drone Yevgeny???
6 posted on 02/24/2013 8:25:45 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: dynachrome
They haven't captured a drone. It was simply a mix up by journalists on what was briefed during the exercise. The Iranians were using one of their own drones as an 'enemy drone'.

Iran Press TV link Iran's IRGC cyber-warriors take control of mock enemy's spy drone

7 posted on 02/24/2013 3:21:12 PM PST by Tommyjo
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