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IRGC captures spying US drone

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Dec 4, IRNA -- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corpse has captured a US drone in the Persian Gulf.

According to an IRGC public relations statement issued on Tuesday, the drone was captured in the Persian Gulf general zone.

The statement added that the US drone which has been spotted doing spying operations to collect information in the general zone of the Persian Gulf in the past few days, was captured by the IRGC Navy’s anti –aircraft squads and control units immediately after entering the Iranian airspace.

The IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi explained that the captured drone was a ScanEagle which usually carries out its mission from aboard big warships.

He announced the readiness of the IRGC Navy forces to carry out all kinds of missions as well as their ultimate intelligence coverage and control over aliens’ movements in the strategic region of the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.

He also said that enemies who have been witnessing the presence of the IRGC Navy in the Persian Gulf since 1987 could well understand that at the present time the forces enjoy the best possible conditions and have the highest degree of preparedness.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1033273

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