World News | Associated Press | Saturday December 27, 2014
Iran's army has deployed a suicide drone for the first time in massive ongoing military drills near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 10, 2014
Iran's state TV is reporting that the country has successfully tested its own version of a US-made drone based on one it captured in 2011.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 25, 2014
Tehran will "accelerate" arming Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in retaliation for Israel deploying a spy drone over Iran, which was shot down, a military commander said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday August 24, 2014
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, without offering further details. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 12, 2014
Iran said today it has succeeded in copying a US drone it captured in December 2011, with state television broadcasting images apparently showing the replicated aircraft.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 11, 2014
Iran said on Sunday it has succeeded in copying a US drone it captured in December 2011, with state television broadcasting images apparently showing the replicated aircraft.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 18, 2013
Iran unveiled a new aircraft Monday that it says is the biggest drone yet to be developed in the Islamic Republic, capable of staying aloft for up to 30 hours.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 29, 2013
The Iranian Army's Ground Forces Saturday unveiled new home-made combat drone, capable of flying at an altitude of 4.57 km, and has a flight endurance of eight hours and an effective operational radius of 200 km, Xinhua reported.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 15, 2013
The US Navy made aviation history on Tuesday by launching an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time, taking an important step toward expanded use of drones by the American military with an eye on possible rivals like China and Iran.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 14, 2013
The US Navy plans to make aviation history on Tuesday by catapulting an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time, testing a long-range, stealthy, bat-winged plane that represents a jump forward in drone technology.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday February 24, 2013
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said on Saturday that it had captured a foreign unmanned aircraft during a military exercise in southern Iran.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday February 7, 2013
Iran's state TV has broadcast footage allegedly extracted from the CIA drone captured in 2011. The video aired late Wednesday shows an aerial view of an airport and a city, said to be Kandahar, Afghanistan.
World News | Agence France Press | Wednesday January 2, 2013
Iran on Wednesday said it had shot down two US-made RQ-11 reconnaissance drones in the past 15 months, adding to a ScanEagle drone and RQ-170 Sentinel stealth aircraft it already claims to have captured.
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 10, 2012
Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday said it has decoded all of the data from an advanced CIA spy drone captured last year.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 5, 2012
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.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Iran claimed on Tuesday it had captured a US drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf- even showing an image of a purportedly downed craft on state TV - but the U.S. Navy said all its unmanned aircraft in the region were "fully accounted for."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 4, 2012
Iran's Revolutionary Guards claimed on Tuesday it had "captured" a small US drone over Gulf waters after it entered Iranian airspace on an intelligence-gathering mission.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday July 7, 2012
Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire at a roadside restaurant in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing 18 people, officials said. In the northwest, a U.S. drone strike killed 12 suspected militants near the Afghan border. The people killed in the restaurant attack in the remote town of Turbat in Baluchistan province were Pakistanis travelling with...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday April 22, 2012
A senior Iranian commander says that the country has reverse-engineered an American spy drone captured by Tehran's armed forces last year and has begun building a copy. General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, who is the Chief of the Aerospace Division of the powerful Revolutionary Guards, was quoted on Sunday by the semi-official Mehr news agency as saying th...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday April 22, 2012
A senior Iranian commander says the country has reverse-engineered an American spy drone captured by Tehran's armed forces last year and has begun building a copy.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 18, 2012
Iranian state radio says Tehran will give the United States a model of the American surveillance drone captured by the Islamic Republic.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 14, 2011
A US drone captured by Iran is now the "property" of the Islamic republic, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Tuesday, dismissing a request by US President Barack Obama for its return.
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 12, 2011
Iranian experts are in the final stages of recovering data from the US surveillance drone captured by the country's armed forces, state TV reported on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 8, 2011
Revelations about a US reconnaissance drone which crashed in Iran last week suggest Washington is stepping up surveillance and pressure on the Islamic republic over its nuclear program, media reports say.