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Originally posted by Erasurehead
reply to post by and14263
Classic, another site listing ATS as their source.
We don't report the news we make it..
Originally posted by rogerstigers
reply to post by getreadyalready
To that point, I also tend to find stories breaking on ATS before the MSM..sometimes HOURS before as was the case with the N. Korean Nuke tests in the spring.
Originally posted by djusdjus
If they can build fast drones for less than a million a piece and get Iran to use up their sunfires at 3 or 4 million a piece, then that is a battle worth waging.
Originally posted by Tail-Eater
These don't even have to be UAVS, what is the possibility of it being a radar/electronic warfare Guided missile? For example AGM-129
mixed with this new tech BAE proposal for Navy E-warfare missiles
Also this new tech has a full spectrum network integration system. Meaning these three "UFOs" could link up to find multiple targets, while accomplishing an array of tasks.
So from what little knowledge I know, taking down one doesn't effect a formation as much as having a single missile being damaged. There-for, mission continues and E-warfare ensues.
(god I hope that made sense)
Dedicated for the Suppression of Air Defense (SEAD) mission, Harpy is an operational loitering attack weapon. The current version of Harpy is deployed as a fire and forget weapon. It patrols the assigned area, and will attack any hostile radar activated in its vicinity. When used in appropriate numbers, Harpy can be launched into a target area to support continuous operations, or time limited strike packages. Unlike anti-radar missiles such as HARM, whose speed, range and direction of approach are predictable, the killer drone deployment is more flexible and unpredictable, and therefore, conventional countermeasures techniques are not useful against it. In fact, Harpy is holding enemy radars at risk throughout its mission. Harpy system is designed to operate multiple munitions simultaneously over a specific area, to effectively cover the target. Each drone is deployed autonomously, without interference and overlapping the other drones.
Originally posted by Exuberant1
And please post the links to the source where you found out about the self-destruct mechanism.
[edit on 22-9-2009 by Exuberant1]
Seven dead in aircraft crash in Iran
"Rescue teams have already found the bodies of the seven passengers of the aircraft and the work continues in order to find any other victims", the iranian Director of the Rescue Department said to the Fars agency.
The same source didn't comment if the aircraft crash, that occured in a area of farms around Teheran, had anything to do with the military parade, in a time which the local media had already informed the cancelation of the airshow.
Furthermore, the same agency revealed a note from the PR of the Armed Forces of Iran, that stated that the military parade was already over, and that the crash had nothing to do with the parade that celebrates the Iraq-Iran war (1980-1988).
Any information about the aircraft that crashed wasn't revealed in the official note, but we know that many military aircraft took part of the airshow related to the parade.".
Originally posted by john124
Sorry to burst your bubbles, but it was presstv who reported this first. ATS won't be able to ascertain what happened until an iranian news source reports more info. Mass media won't report such events that cannot be confirmed, because they would do a little digging first. That doesn't mean they don't know about it already.
Originally posted by Raider of Truth
reply to post by getreadyalready
One answer..and one alone... USA IS GOING TO WAR!
but seriously that is unusual sounding, most military craft tend to stay away from civilian areas and airports.
wouldnt it be scary now that in the morning a televised address from your president comes on your TV announcing the declaration of war on Iran and that a large task force has already begun an assault...
keep an eye on troop movements if you have friends or family in the military, i'll do the same here in the UK