Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Saudi F-15 Fighter Swoops In Low To Blast A Houthi Rebel Drone (Video)

 


The action-packed clip underscores the immense expenditure of resources on the part of the Saudis to respond to these relatively low-cost threats. 

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen launching suicide drones, as well as ballistic and cruise missiles, at targets in Saudi Arabia has become a regular occurrence. Announcements about interceptions by Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 fighter jets, as well as Patriot surface-to-air missiles, very costly responses to these relatively cheap threats, have become equally routine. However, video footage has now emerged online offering a different kind of look at this ongoing duel as Saudi troops on the ground watch an F-15 swoop in a relatively low level to knock down a Houthi Qasef-series suicide drone.

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WNU Editor: All that money being spent to knock-out just one drone. There has to be a better way.

3 comments:

fazman said...

Could have used cannon

Anonymous said...

Shooting drones elegantly (with guns) could take the place or supplement falconry. You would get the result you would want with sugar.

Dave Goldstein said...

Knowing the Saudi's, they would start building nukes to take of the problem permanently