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May 13, 2014 9:28 am

Iran Reveals Replica of Captured American Drone, Claims Added Weapons Capabilities

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An Iranian drone.

Christian Science Monitor Iran has unveiled its own copy of an American stealth drone it captured in late 2011, claiming to have cracked the “secrets” of the bat-wing craft and added weapons capabilities.

Today, Fars News Agency reported that while Iran’s duplicate of the US RQ-170 Sentinel drone was smaller, it also had a “bombing capability to attack the U.S. warships in any possible battle.” The story in Persian was headlined: “America’s nightmare has become reality.”  State television showed footage on Sunday it said was of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf filmed by an Iranian drone.

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