Iran's latest acquisition.

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Iran's latest acquisition.

Postby Sickbag » Thu Dec 08, 2011 6:38 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-16098250


Oh dear, they took over control of it and landed it intact.
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Re: Iran's latest acquisition.

Postby monchavo » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:26 am

commentary I read indicated that if they had successfully jammed it, then it would have fallen in a spiral leaf floaty fashion.... doesnt really explain the lack of damage...

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Re: Iran's latest acquisition.

Postby Sickbag » Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:27 pm

Big net?
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Re: Iran's latest acquisition.

Postby Gabriel » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:36 am

commentary I read indicated that if they had successfully jammed it, then it would have fallen in a spiral leaf floaty fashion.... doesnt really explain the lack of damage...
Unless they didn't "jam" it but took control of it.

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Re: Iran's latest acquisition.

Postby Marc 1 » Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:56 pm

Note you cannot see the underside. Me thinks much damage. Being discussed by People Who Know These Things is that it probably suffered a malfunction of the INS combined with failure of the GPS updating - the UAV may have flown to a waypoint, then started circling trying to re-acquire a GPS fix to update the INS. Craft keft circling until it ran out of fuel and glided in the same circling spiral till it basically belly landed. That'd be a long way short of Iran gaining control and landing the airframe.

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Re: Iran's latest acquisition.

Postby Sickbag » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:21 pm

Being discussed by People Who Know These Things .
Are these the same as the people who don't know anything but pretend they do on the internet?
Methinks they are.
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