Minggu, 04 Desember 2011

Iran shoots down unmanned US spy plane

The military shot down an unmanned Iranian spy plane that the United States has violated Iranian airspace along the eastern boundary.

An unidentified soldier quoted by the official news agency IRNA on Sunday warned of a crushing response to a violation of Iranian airspace by U.S. drone aircraft.

"A U.S. spy drone Advanced RQ170 was killed by the armed forces of Iran. It 'was slightly damaged and is now in possession of the armed forces of Iran," IRNA quoted the official as saying.

No other details were given.

Iran is embroiled in a dispute with the United States and its allies in Tehran's nuclear program, saying that the West believes is aimed at developing nuclear weapons. Iran denies the accusations and says that the program is designed to generate electricity and to produce isotopes for medical use.

Tehran said in January spy planes shot down two unmanned space plane is managed by the United States.

Iran has some of its military strategy on the production of drones, both for reconnaissance and for offensive purposes.

Announced three years ago he built a drone with a range of over 600 km, enough to reach Israel.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran has unveiled the first comprehensive national unmanned bomber in August 2010, has called an "ambassador of death" for the enemies of Iran.

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