U.S. Suspects UAS Shot Down By Russian Mercenaries

Pantsir S1 SAM system
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A Russian private military company in Libya “almost certainly” shot down a U.S. unmanned aircraft system (UAS) last year, U.S. Africa Command chief Gen. Stephen Townsend said in written testimony to Congress March 10. The contractor used a “sophisticated Russian air defense system,” according to...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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