Israeli sources say Houthi rebels in Yemen have downed a Chinese-made UAV operated by Saudi Arabia using an air-to-air missile adapted by the Iranians to be fired from the ground. At first it seemed that the Wing Loong 2 UAV was downed by a shoulder-fired missile, which are frequently used by the rebels. But on April 21 Israeli sources said the Houthis used an R-73 air-to-air missile that was probably adapted to be fired from the ground. The Wing Loong 2 can carry a variety of missiles and ...

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