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On February 21st, 2019 Iranian news agency FARS reported Iran’s top military commanders have successfully hacked several the United States drones. A confirmed report from 2011 says it’s been done before when Iran forced an RQ-170 Sentinel drone to land in order to reverse engineer it.
Iran argues it’s hacked & taken control of several US drones, releasing footage from one of the UAVs. Pentagon says they have nothing to add to that info pic.twitter.com/FbobJBllCO
— RT (@RT_com) February 22, 2019
As proof of them successfully hacking the drones, Iran released the video below.
“Seven to eight drones that had constant flights over Syria and Iraq were brought under our control and their intel was monitored by us and we could gain their first-hand intel.” -Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh | commander of Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
So far, only Iranian news outlets and RT news have covered this story and no other sources are covering this event. We will update this article once new facts come to light.
The Pentagon released a statement that reads, “We are aware of the report and we have nothing else to add.”