Coalition Fighter Shoots Down UAS In Northeast Syria

A U.S. F-15E releases flares over Syria in 2017.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A coalition aircraft shot down an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with an air-to-air missile near a U.S. military base in eastern Syria on Aug. 21, U.S. Central Command told Aviation Week. “The UAS was deemed a threat and self-defense measures were taken,” a Central Command spokesman told Aviation...

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