AMERICAN RQ 4 GLOBAL HAWK SHOOT DOWN BY IRAN MEANS NOTHING !!

On June 20, 2019, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down a United States RQ-4A Global Hawk BAMS-D surveillance drone.

As per reports, Khordad-3 surface-to-air missile was used to bring down the drone over the Strait of Hormuz.
Iranian officials claimed that the drone violated their airspace, while U.S. representatives claimed that the drone was in international airspace.

Russia has taken Iran’s side when it comes to the location of the shootout whereas France has said that its intelligence collaborates American analysis.


A single RQ-4A Global Hawk costs $131.4 million excluding R&D expenses. This makes is it pricier than an F 35 which now cost around 90 million and 10 times the price of drones like the Predator and Reaper.

Many reports in mainstream media especially in the West has picked up on this and seem to be creating a lot of hype with regards to Iran’s military capability.

In this video Defense Updates analyzes why Iran downing an American RQ-4 Global Hawk means nothing when it comes to real combat ?
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