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Tuesday's crash follows last week's claim by Iran that it seized a drone identified as the RQ-170 Sentinel. Tehran said it was captured over the country's east. The nearly intact drone was displayed on state TV and flaunted as a victory for Iran in a complicated intelligence and technological battle with the U.S.
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
reply to post by CherubBaby
My personal opinion is that these mishaps are accidents due to sloppy operations nothing more. Drones have crashed and been shot down in the past, this is nothing new.
I am bothered by how easily so many members are convinced that the Iranian drone incident was part of some secret plan by the White House. If any of these people took the time to look at this from all perspectives they would most likely come to the conclusion that the Americans have nothing to gain from this supposed psy-op.
If this were a planned event like some members have theorized it's no sabotage since the first thing the Iranians would have done is check for intrusive technology that could be used to spy on their facilities.
I'm surprised that so many senior members have let their blind patriotism cloud their judgement. The Iranians aren't stupid, they're probably not even allowed to speak freely near the damn thing so I'm not sure what kind of info people are thinking this supposed spy drone will detect. These claims of secret nano-tech being in the drone meant o spy on Iran is absurd and nothing more than Strawman attempts to hide the fact that their ever so powerful military screws up too.
IF this were a planned attempt to plant this drone on Iranian soil by the Americans, the only possible reason would be for propaganda reasons to gather support for an attack on Iran. I didn't think the American public would fall for it, but my fellow ATS members have surprised me by falling for it hook line and sinker.
S n F op as always.
Originally posted by CherubBaby
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Intact huh? Sounds like they landed it to me. Lets face it , they fly at high altitude right? They don't soft land alone and planes don't do well or stay intact on hard landings do they?
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