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    • tech man
    • 09.11.12 | 12:41 (IST)

    jets involved were not interceptors, they were frogfoot su25 tank busters armed with 30 cal cannon. iranian pilots are very competent they have been trained by superiors who flew in the iran iraq war the drone was in international areas and could not be brought down, a point was being made shooting down a drone with interceptors or missiles is very difficult as israel found out, above dimona!!!, jets do flypast, due to speed difference, missiles have limited heat signature to pursue, israel may have learned something about the use of slower moving manouvreable aircraft in combatting drones

    from the article: Pentagon: Iranian warplanes fired on U.S. drone over Persian Gulf
    First published 23:21 08.11.12 | Last updated 23:21 08.11.12
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