Pentagon: Iranian fighter jet targets unarmed US drone

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 15, 2013 03:29

An Iranian fighter jet targeted an unarmed American drone over the Persian Gulf this week, CNN quoted a Pentagon statement as saying.

The unmaned MQ-1 drone was conducting a routine classified surveillance over international waters on Tuesday when it was approached by the Iranian F-4 jet, US Defense Department spokesman George Little said.The two aircrafts came within 16 miles of each other, but no shots were fired. The Iranian jet departed after receiving a verbal warning.


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