Pentagon commented on Iran’s downed drone

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), shot down by Iran, does not belong to the United States. This is stated in the publication of the press service of the Central Command (CENTCOM) of the US Armed Forces on Twitter.

“The alleged reports of a downed American drone are incorrect,” said in a post on Friday, November 8. All American military equipment is taken into account, the Pentagon noted.

Earlier, Iranian air defense shot down UAVs near the port of Mahshahr in the Iranian province of Khuzestan. According to the head of the region, Gholamreza Shariati, the device fell in the fields near Mahshahr, the military is studying its corps.

In June, the Iranian Air Force shot down an American drone due to a violation of airspace. The Pentagon claims that the incident occurred in international space over the Strait of Hormuz.


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