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Iran Arms Stolen U.S. Drone 'To Attack The U.S. Warships'
Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 12, 2014 | By: Adam Kredo

Posted on 05/14/2014 5:32:17 AM PDT by Strategy

The Iranian military says that it has fully reverse engineered a downed U.S. drone and armed it with missiles "to attack the U.S. warships in any possible battle."

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) made the announcement on Sunday as Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei toured an IRGC military compound to view the new drones, according to reports in Iran's state-run media.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: drone; iran; irg; israel; military; nucleariran; obama; reverseengineer

1 posted on 05/14/2014 5:32:17 AM PDT by Strategy
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To: Strategy

Worried? Not worried here!


2 posted on 05/14/2014 5:36:05 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Strategy

The chances of Iran being able to successfully fire missiles from a drone and have them hit any target are pretty slim.


3 posted on 05/14/2014 5:36:15 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Strategy
Why don't they just use their Navy?


4 posted on 05/14/2014 5:43:24 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "transparent.")
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To: Strategy

These sand monkies couldn’t put to lego blocks together much less a drone.


5 posted on 05/14/2014 5:44:48 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Strategy
"in any possible battle...."

the mother of all drones no doubt

this message concocted by:



6 posted on 05/14/2014 5:46:40 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Strategy

Yeah, OK.....they can make a drone but can’t refine their own oil.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 5:49:07 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: Strategy

The chances of them being able to reverse engineer an example and have it function in any meaningful way are slim at best.


8 posted on 05/14/2014 5:49:12 AM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: Strategy

The drone was probably a Trojan horse to begin with. That sucker has tracked and tagged every research facility it’s been sent to, among with sending back key data on their ‘top techs’, including Russians.


9 posted on 05/14/2014 5:51:56 AM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: LittleBillyInfidel

Well since you let the cat out of the bag and typed classified information of the plan ... I’ll just be quiet but am glad plan was successful.


10 posted on 05/14/2014 5:56:00 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: baddog 219
These sand monkies couldn’t put to lego blocks together much less a drone.

Good thing we don't have to worry about them getting a nuclear device together. We can stand down on that front for sure.
11 posted on 05/14/2014 5:56:11 AM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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To: Strategy

While Islam prohibits alcohol, these types of announcements lead me to believe there is no such prohibition on acid.


12 posted on 05/14/2014 5:58:16 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Jack of all Trades

Yeah, right.

Has anyone here ever been to a “94th Aero Squadron” restaurant? Usually they’re located on or near regional airports. They usually have WWII warbirds on poles outside; Mustangs, Spits, Jugs, and Warhawks, mostly.

You initially think that the airplanes are neat (unless you’re a warbird junkie, where your reaction will vary between “Those things should be flying!” and “Those things should be in a museum!”), until you get up close and realize they’re just 1:1 scale Fiberglas models cast from moulds of real aircraft.

That’s what Iran’s “reverse engineered” US stealth drone really is. A non-flying fiberglas reproduction that looks authentic ...


13 posted on 05/14/2014 5:59:24 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Mariner

#BringBackOurDrone


14 posted on 05/14/2014 6:00:37 AM PDT by shadeaud (Be strong when you are weak.)
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To: tanknetter
That’s what Iran’s “reverse engineered” US stealth drone really is. A non-flying fiberglas reproduction that looks authentic ...

Whew... I'm glad to hear that. I guess we must also assume their nuke plants and nuclear bomb making capabilities are also reproductions that don't work.
15 posted on 05/14/2014 6:01:45 AM PDT by TexasGunLover ("Either you're with us or you're with the terrorists."-- President George W. Bush)
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To: TexasGunLover

We do know their plants keep going BOOM!


16 posted on 05/14/2014 6:05:26 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: TexasGunLover

oh forgot to add ... We also know it is them Pakistanis making them go BOOM.


17 posted on 05/14/2014 6:06:55 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: TexasGunLover

Apples/Oranges.

Simplistic atomic weapons can be made using early 1940s techologies. As the surviving residents of Horoshima and Nagasaki, circa August 1945, can attest.

Stealth aircraft require a whole different level of materials, fabrication and electonics engineering and manufacturing capability.


18 posted on 05/14/2014 6:10:30 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Strategy

Calling Jack Bauer.....


19 posted on 05/14/2014 6:16:48 AM PDT by Tommygun99 (Liberalism is a mental disorder.)
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To: TexasGunLover

Pakistan is building it for them..... With a little help from the Obamanites.


20 posted on 05/14/2014 6:24:57 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: MeshugeMikey

All your Drone are belong to us!


21 posted on 05/14/2014 6:30:11 AM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: Strategy
Internet source: Iran built "a nonfunctional, full-size replica of an American Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at the Gachin shipyard near Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf."

Headline:

Fake Drone Sinks Fake Aircraft Carrier

22 posted on 05/14/2014 6:38:41 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Strategy

Since we built the original, I assume that we know all of the hardware and software. It would be target practice, which is what drones were first used for.


23 posted on 05/14/2014 6:52:45 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Strategy

Sailors, keep CIWS at the ready!


24 posted on 05/14/2014 8:56:05 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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