BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – A new video released this weekend showed a rare incident in which an Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) intercepted a U.S. military drone inside Syria.

The footage, which was released by Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV, showed the Iranian UAV, likely an Ababbil-3 drone, approaching a U.S. predator drone inside Syrian airspace.

In the video released, the Iranian UAV can be seen circling the U.S. drone, despite the fact that it does not interrupt the U.S. aircraft’s flight path.

Iran has been flying drones inside Syria since 2016 and they have previously hacked a U.S. drone in the central part of the country, prompting the American forces to destroy it before the IRGC could seize it.

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Mark Atyeo
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Mark Atyeo
2020-03-08 06:14

Why and where over Syrian airspace is the US patrolling with Predators!?

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-03-08 08:49

Oh, BTW, Predators have been retired from US service in 2018 😉 And frankly, the video has 2017 shown in the footage! Check your sources! BTW, the 2016 so-called hacking looked more like taken from Arma-III. As no wreckage was ever shown, as DoD didn’t confirmed any UCAV loss, I’m a bit doubtful about the claim of hacking which is likely to be propaganda too… Oh, BTW, beware of the MQ-9 Reaper : it can carry Stinger ManPADS too, and it’s not impossible that AIM-9 Sidewinder having been integrated. Its latest version, the AIM-9X havng LOAL (lock-on after launch) feature… Read more »

StandBySAA
StandBySAA
2020-03-07 15:36

And the next fake news. You could at least read the comments on the tweets before you post this. Or watch the video and timestamp. it is years old, your “new” video.
Iranian sources also admit this.
It seems either you need the clockbait $, ar too lazy or you dont give a s**t about truth.
Either way, it is just embarrasing. We want to present others the truth behind the war in Syria, and counter the MSM lies about the war. But this is no better.

Alicia Keez
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Alicia Keez
2020-03-08 04:31

Old footage from over 2 years ago. You can see the 2 different date stamps on the video. In the first part of the video at approx 9 seconds on bottom of image says 2016-03-10 the other around the 20th second on top of screen says 2017-05-28. I’m guessing the 2016 date obviously is closer to the true date of the footage. So why show it Now?

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-03-08 08:47
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Propaganda…