Iran says captures 2 US-made miniature surveillance drones

By REUTERS
January 2, 2013 18:19

DUBAI - Iran has captured two miniature US-made surveillance drones over the past 17 months, Iranian media reported on Wednesday.

The lightweight RQ11 Raven drones were brought down by Iranian air defense units in separate incidents in August 2011 and November 2012, Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari told Fars news agency.

"Much of the data of these drones has been decoded by the Army's jihad and research center," he said, without elaborating.


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