Tag: Military terminology

Iran reveals footage of alleged Israeli spy drone

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Iranian experts are decoding the intelligence devices of what it says is an Israeli spy drone that was shot down over central Iran on Sunday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced Sunday night. The corps’ aerospace force shot down the

Top CIA and military officials warn US drones could create endless war

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Top officials late of the CIA, Army, and Department Defense agree, according to a just-out non-partisan panel report: the United States’ use of drones is dangerous, risking both war without end and a global drone arms race. Their public arguments parallel

CIA drone strike program in Pakistan winding down

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Just after midnight last Christmas, Pakistani officials say, two Hellfire missiles from a U.S. drone slammed into a house in Miramshah, Pakistan, killing four militants. It was an otherwise unremarkable episode in the sixth year of a relentless unmanned aerial

Court Orders the C.I.A. to Disclose Drone Data

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court held Friday that the Central Intelligence Agency must disclose, at least to a judge, a description of its records on drone strikes in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the

Drone came within 200 feet of airliner over New York

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(CNN) — An unmanned drone came within 200 feet of a commercial jet over New York, triggering an FBI appeal to the public for any information about the unusual and potentially dangerous incident. The crew of Alitalia Flight 608 approaching

Iran says extracts data from U.S. spy drone

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(Reuters) – Iran has obtained data from a U.S. intelligence drone that shows it was spying on the country's military sites and oil terminals, Iranian media reported its armed forces as saying on Wednesday. Iran announced on Tuesday that it