Dec 9, 2011

Iran captured "Beast of Kandahar"

Iran, RQ175Iran displayed a captured RQ-170 Sentinel on it’s national television. On December 4, the Iranian Army's electronic warfare unit downed with minimum damage the US RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft in Iran's North Khorasan Province.
The aircraft, designed and developed by the American company Lockheed Martin, had crossed into Iran's airspace over the border with neighboring Afghanistan.
Iran has announced that it intends to carry out reverse engineering on the captured RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft, which is also known as the "Beast of Kandahar", and is similar in design to a US Air Force B-2 stealth bomber.

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