Posts Tagged ‘downing’

Downing of US drone shows Iran’s thorough monitoring of its airspace

He pointed to the high capability of Iran’s air defense system in downing of US intruding drone and added, “this move showed that how country’s sky is being monitored accurately and sensitively.” Regarding the current status of Iran in terms of air defense in the region and world, Sayyari said, “Islamic Republic of Iran has […]

Iran’s deterrence power prevented US action after drone downing: Top cmdr.

Iran’s top military commander says the Islamic Republic’s deterrence power prevented the US from taking an action against the country following Tehran’s downing of an intruding American drone. “If the US came close to taking action against us after the shooting down of the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle but changed its mind under the […]

Iranian Leader thanks IRGC for downing US spy plane, seizure of British tanker

FNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei praised the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) for downing an intruder US spy drone and a violator British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. “Before I went to visit the Persian Gulf islands, I met the Supreme Leader and asked for his recommendations […]

Downing of US drone message of Iran’s scientific capability: official

MNA – Chairman of the central committee for commemoration of the Sacred Defense Week, Bahman Kargar said on Wednesday that shooting down the US drone was more of a representation of Iran’s scientific capability rather than its missile power. Hitting the American drone by Iranian domestically produced missile astonished all the international powers since Iran’s […]

Downing of US drone, seizure of UK oil tanker clear manifestation of Iran’s sovereignty

MNA – Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Spokesman Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif said late Wed. that Iran’s downing of US drone and also seizure of UK-flagged oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz are clear manifestation of the country’s sovereignty in international arena. Turning to the showcasing sovereignty and perseverance of Islamic Iran in downing of […]

US claim of downing Iranian drone a big lie: IRGC Chief

Tasnim – Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami dismissed the US’ claim of shooting down an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz as a “big lie”, stressing that the Islamic Republic has not lost any pilotless aircraft. Speaking to reporters in the western city of Khorramabad on Wednesday, […]

US ‘Downs’ Legitimacy After Claims of Downing Iranian Drone

Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire The US boasted of downing an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz, admittedly in international waters, just miles off Iran’s coast, and thousands of miles from Washington. It claims the drone was “threatening” a US amphibious assault ship, the USS Boxer. The Washington Post in its article, “Trump says […]

US “Downs” Legitimacy After Claims of Downing Iranian Drone

It claims the drone was “threatening” a US amphibious assault ship, the USS Boxer. The Washington Post in its article, “Trump says the U.S. Navy downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz,” would claim: A U.S. naval ship downed an Iranian drone that flew too close and ignored multiple calls to turn away, […]

FBI Surveillance of Iranians After the 1988 Downing of Flight 655

This month marks 31 years since the U.S. Navy ship, the USS Vincennes, shot down Iran Air flight 655, killing 290 Iranian civilians, including 66 children. The downing of the airliner on July 3, 1988 remains one of the deadliest flight disasters of all time. Although Americans have largely forgotten the tragedy, Iran commemorates its […]

IRGC Airspace forces honored for downing US spy drone

MNA – The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday honored the force’s Aerospace personnel who shut down an advanced US spy drone last month after it violated the Iranian airspace. In a ceremony held in the southern city of Bandar Abbas with the attendance of senior IRGC commanders and a number of visiting parliamentarians, […]

US drone downing, Iran’s crushing response to intruders

MNA – IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri said that downing of US drone by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was a crushing response to aggressors and invaders. Downing of US sophisticated and highly-précised drone (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV) by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was a crushing response to the aggressors […]

Iraq seeks air defense cooperation with Iran after IRGC downing of US drone

by Press TV, Tehran [ Editor’s Note: This is a major development, showing once again that US aggression and intimidation with its forward leaning military deployments and threats are pushing countries to form new defense coalitions. The economies of scale and larger technical pool can make a big difference five and ten years out, as […]

Unity in Iran made Trump flip-flop after drone downing

By Ramin Mazaheri   (Ramin Mazaheri is the chief correspondent in Paris for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has been a daily newspaper reporter in the US, and has reported from Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Tunisia, South Korea and elsewhere. He is the author of I’ll Ruin Everything You Are: […]

Russian Nationals Falsely Charged with Downing MH17

Not a shred of credible evidence suggests Russia or its nationals had anything to do with downing Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) on July 17, 2014 in eastern Ukraine airspace, all passengers and crew members perishing at the time. So-called Joint Investigation Team (JIT) member countries Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Ukraine (US sponsored Kiev […]

Downing of US MQ-9 Drone Over Hodeida Shows Direct US Involvement in Yemeni War

HODEIDA, YEMEN — News that a U.S. government drone was shot down over Yemen’s port city of Hodeida has provoked anger among local residents, who say it is clear evidence of direct U.S. involvement in a war which has resulted in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, according to the UN, and has left almost 25 […]

US Exposes Indian Lies Over F-16 “Downing” — Eurasia Future

Indian officials insist that they downed a Pakistani F-16 on 27 February, the same day during which Pakistan successfully downed an Indian MIG-21 before rescuing and tending to the pilot who has now been released back to India. It has now been over a month since India first made its […] The post US Exposes… via […]

Since Spy-Plane Downing, Russia Toughens Stance Against israel (apartheid state) in Syria Skies

Since Spy-Plane Downing, Russia Toughens Stance Against Israel in Syria Skies Russia demands Israeli army increase use of ‘hotline’ mechanism to prevent friction ■ S-300 missile defense systems provided to Syria will be manned first by Russian experts ■ Russian air defense radars in Syria were activated over Israeli air force activity In recent weeks […]

Russia to supply S-300 to Syria within 2 weeks after Il-20 downing during Israeli raid – MoD

Sourced from RT Within two weeks Russia will deliver to Damascus an S-300 air defense system, previously suspended on a request by Israel. It comes as part of a response to the downing of a Russian Il-20 plane during an Israeli air raid on Syria. ISRAEL’S  PUNISHMENT:   SYRIA GETS SUPERIOR AIR DEFENSE SYSTEM FROM RUSSIA […]

Russian government accuses Israel of lying, blames her for downing of spy plane

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,976 other followers Source Article from Related Posts Russian hackers posed as Iranians to hit dozens of countries, mostly in Mideast The United States and the UK said Monday they had exposed how a group of […]

Tel Aviv won’t change Syrian policy despite downing of Russian Il-20 – Israeli defense minister

In the run-up to the publication of the Russian Defense Ministry report, Lieberman told local Kan Bet radio that he is not eager to engage in a media debate with Moscow over the incident. However, he was quick to reiterate that Syrian government forces were responsible for the incident.  The top Israeli military official stated […]

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