US drone shot down by Iran taken to be analyzed

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    (CNN) -- A U.S. drone was shot down in eastern Iran, state media reported Sunday, citing a military source.

    Press TV reported that the drone was "seized" by authorities after "minimum damage."

    Attempts to reach U.S. officials for comment were not immediately successful.
    Iran shoots down American drone, state media says - CNN.com

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    Yea, it was onna Nightly News tonight - dey got one o' the stealth drones...

    ... an' dat Ammerjabberjob's just goofy enough...

    ... he liable to have `em reverse engineer it...

    ... an' send a Hellfire missle...

    ... uppa Obama's wazoo.
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    (possum thinks dey oughta double the number o' Secret Service agents around him.)
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    Iran doesn't have the capabilities to reproduce it...

    Understanding the technology is only half the war.....
     
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    This is pretty serious in my opinion. Iran will view this as a huge victory. They will also use this to further fuel the anger over the United States involvement in their country. The official word out of the United States is the operator lost control and it and flew into Iran. Even I do not buy that one.

    The technology and reproduction I believe is possible with the help of outside sources. Never underestimate someones capability. However, I believe the United States never produces and uses any sort of military hardware without a counter piece of technology.

    We were caught plain and simple. We should offer no explanation, be the country we always have been and tell them to return it within a couple days or face the consequences. We are doing just about anything to start a conflict with them anyways, or at least that is how it appears to me. Perhaps this will be the straw that broke the camels back. (pun intended ) Only time will tell.
     
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    Like I said it doesn't matter...

    They don't have the funds or even the capabilities to even have a viable military and they're going to replicate a stealth drone???

    We could turn Iran into a nuclear waste dump if we wanted to and they would never see us coming.
     
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    Ahmadinejad is about as radical and insane as Kim Jong-il...

    I'm quite sure they have understood the technology since before the turn of the century but they don't have the means to replicate it.....
     
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    Not to mention I'm sure every part of that drone has a GPS chip...
     
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    Where would they take it? Achmed's Drone and Dime?
     
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    Iran claimed they have a cure for cancer, and would share it with the world. Never happened.

    Iran claimed they shot down a US drone several months ago. Never produced proof.

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    Quite honestly there is little they can do with it. Even if they could make one..then what? You need a safe base to launch them from. The range on them..isn't all that far.

    The tech on the drones isn't really rocket science. They were developed after a failed project to create robot planes. Some guys around the same lab were goofing off with model planes and cameras. That's when they had an epiphany.
     

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