BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 A.M.) – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced this evening that their forces seized a U.S. MQ-9 reconnaissance drone.

Citing an IRGC commander, the Director of Iran-based Tasnim News Agency reported that the drone was currently in the possession of Tehran.

No further details were released.

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Sina
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2018-11-22 07:58

This should shet some light on the RQ-170 incident some 7 years ago . it was not flying from afghanistan but rather it was captured on the ground somewhere in iraq . hope you understand .

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2018-11-23 06:28

And they provide a picture of the MQ-9… Wait… Aren’t there Humvees in the background? They obviously seized Humvees too 😉 LOL.

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2018-11-23 10:55
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Daeshbags-Sux, Humvee are there because the Iranians got it together with an US airfield. LOL. US stock photo I assume.

BTW. AFAIK. The MQ-9 is the first hunter-killer UAV designed for long-endurance, high-altitude surveillance & not a reconniassance drone.