Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

U.S. Military Officials Say Iran In Possession Of American Drone

By Ben Armbruster

"U.S. Military Officials Say Iran In Possession Of American Drone"

Share:

google plus icon

Yesterday that Iran’s Fars news agency reported that Iranian military officials claimed that they shot down an American spy drone near the country’s eastern border. While the Iranians have made similar claims in the past that turned out to be false, the Pentagon acknowledged yesterday that it had lost a drone in that area. Now, U.S. military officials have confirmed to Fox News that Iran is indeed in possession of an RQ-170 Sentinel drone, one similar to one that was used to monitor the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan. Fox News reports that the officials “did not say that the Iranians shot down the spy plane.”

Tags:

‹ Bill Kristol Ignores Israeli Leaders’ Praise Of Obama, Claims The President Is Weakening Israeli Security

Study: Funding Progressive Domestic Priorities Creates At Least 50 Percent More Jobs Than Military Spending ›

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.