Iran claims shoot down of RQ-4 Global Hawk
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Iran claims shoot down of RQ-4 Global Hawk
Iran claims shoot down of RQ-4 Global Hawk

Further raising tensions in the Middle East, the government of Iran claims to have shot down a Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle (UAV) over Kuh Mubarak, a coastal area of Iran at the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said on its news website that it has shot down an American spy drone that had violated Iranian airspace. The Islamic Republic News Agency posted a grainy picture of what appears to be a burning UAV falling out of the sky with a wing blown off. (...)

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl...wk-459217/

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2019 Jun 20 10:53
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