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Iranian Military Jets Fire On U.S. Drone Aircraft Over Persian Gulf

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The Pentagon has confirmed a report that two Iranian SU-25 military jets fired on a U.S. drone aircraft while flying over the Persian Gulf last week. The incident happened on Nov 3. According to the Pentagon, the Iranian military jets fired continuously ... (www.thefloridanewsjournal.com) More...

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LancairESP
LancairESP 2
Some of our drones carry more than cameras. Would have been a hoot if the drone had returned fire with a missile!
Donovan16
Don Thomson 1
And they didn't hit a thing. Back to the range you guys....
jkudlick
Their first problem was that they fired continuously and probably ran out of ammunition in less than 30 seconds.

The second is that they are firing at a moving target from a moving platform with no way of being able to account for wind (and probably not accounting for gravity).

The third is that they fired at an aircraft in international airspace. I'm not sure why the US isn't considering it an act of war, since it is.
preacher1
preacher1 3
He wouldn't want to offend anybody over that way.
w7psk
Ricky Scott 3
Dont worry the applogist in cheif will be jonny on the spot.
lightningf
amado leon 1
that su25 is like aa10 .but it is a p.o.s.
Rusted69
Tim Lamborn 1
They'd probably have better luck hitting it on a camel with a slingshot.
lightningf
amado leon 1
that aircraft is like a a10 .but it is a p.o.s.

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