The US may last week have taken down two Iranian drones – not one

CENTCOM commander Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said on Tuesday to CBS in reference to the USS Boxer’s downing of an Iranian drone last week: “We believe two drones were successfully — there may have been more that we are not aware of — those are the two that we engaged successfully.”  Gen. McKenzie said the incidents occurred about an hour apart during the vessel’s nine-hour passage through the Strait of Hormuz, when the drones were seen flying too close to the USS warship. Tehran denied any of its drones were downed and suggested the Boxer may have shot down one of its own.

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6 thoughts on “The US may last week have taken down two Iranian drones – not one

  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 0:18 at 0:18
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    All Iranian drones are accounted for as safe and back from engaging USS Boxer except for 3 but only because

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  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 1:00 at 1:00
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    With all the hi-tech they can’t tell how many exactly ?

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  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 3:00 at 3:00
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    With all the hi tech, none of the “attacks” by iran have been substantiated, other than the ones it acknowledges.

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  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 3:36 at 3:36
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    IRGC knocked out a $250 Million drone… the drones the US knocked out cost them $1000 each. so they lost 2 and so what? they dont care. US should target the Iranian Reactor. Then they will care.

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  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 7:45 at 7:45
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    There are two large Iranian cargo ships loaded with Brazilian corn destined for Iran that can’t leave Brazil because no one will sell them fuel. Rumor has it Trump made a phone call to Brazil after our drone was shot down. There’s more than one way to skin a cat. That corn is going bad very quickly.

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  • Jul 24, 2019 @ 16:55 at 16:55
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    Interesting. We want evidence. As refers the first drone iranian footage of the drone literally parked on top of the Boxer as it made its way through the Strait was a lot more convincing. Outside the superpower’s nuclear capabilities there is a possibility that we are either overstating our capabilities or grossly underestimating the Persians.

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