US Denies That Iran ‘Caught’ Drone – ABC News
The United States has denied reports that Iran “caught” and landed a small U.S. drone flying over the Persian Gulf. The unarmed drone, called a ScanEagle, was flying in Iranian airspace when it was brought down by the Revolutionary Guard Corps, the country’s FARS news agency reported today.
But the U.S. Navy says it did not lose the drone, adding that the ScanEagle is an “off the shelf variety” and could have belonged to another country.
“The U.S. Navy has complete control over every unmanned vehicle we operate in the Middle East,” said Cmd. Jason Salata of the Fifth Fleet in Bahrain,…
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