Wednesday, August 21, 2019

U.S. Officials Confirm That A Drone Was Shot Down Over Yemen

U.S. Air Force officer passes in front of a MQ-9 Reaper drone, one of a squadron that has arrived to step up the fight against the Taliban, at the Kandahar air base

FOX News: US military drone shot down over Yemen, official confirms

A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News.

The drone was shot down late on Tuesday in Yemen’s Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, officials told Reuters, which first reported the news.

A Houthi military spokesman was quoted earlier by the group’s Al-Masirah TV as saying that air defenses had brought down a U.S. drone.

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More News On U.S. Officials Confirming That A Drone Was Shot Down Over Yemen

U.S. military drone shot down over Yemen: officials -- Reuters
US drone shot down over Yemen -- CNN
Houthis Say Downed US Drone in Yemen's Dhamar Province -- Sputnik

5 comments:

Bob Huntley said...

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Roger Smith said...


I thought this model was stealthy to some degree.

RussInSoCal said...

Should read that The IRGC shot down the drone. The Houthi’s are nothing but Iranian proxies.

Fusion said...

Seems like these drones wouldn’t last long in a real war.

fazman said...

They will, imagine the attrition ratio they've experienced as opposed to missions conducted.