MP: Hezbollah drone captured pics of secret Israeli sites
The operation, code-named Hussein Ayub, saw Hezbollah's drone fly hundreds of kilometers into
Israeli airspace. Photo
courtesy Press TV
Earnest October 29, 2012
Media TEHRAN—A senior Iranian
lawmaker says the Islamic Republic is in possession of intelligence on
Israeli secret sites obtained by Hezbollah's Iranian-developed drone
Ayub, which recently flew over occupied Palestinian territories.
"These aircraft transmit their images online and we are now in
possession of the images of [Israeli] restricted areas," Deputy Head of
the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Esmail Kowsari
said in an interview with Al-Alam on Sunday.
Hezbollah recently sent a radar-evading drone deep into the Israeli airspace.
The operation, code-named Hussein Ayub, saw Hezbollah's drone fly
hundreds of kilometers into the Israeli airspace and get very close to
Dimona nuclear plant without being detected by advanced Israeli and US
radars, Hezbollah Secretary General Nasrallah said during a televised
speech on October 11.
The Iranian lawmaker further expressed confidence that Hezbollah is in possession of aircraft more advanced than Ayub.
Kowsari reiterated that Iran has the technology to build armed unmanned aircrafts.On Sunday, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi
said Iran currently has unmanned aerial vehicles that are far more
advanced than the drone recently flown by Hezbollah in the Israeli
The technology of Hezbollah's Iranian-made drone was not "Iran's latest technology," Vahidi said.On October 14, Vahidi confirmed that Ayub had been developed by Iran.
is obvious that Iran's ability to penetrate Israel undetected with an inferior
drone was a "message job" to Israel, that the Islamic Republic
is much more advanced technologically in electronic warfare.
This is also meant to make Benjamin Netanyahu think twice about attacking Iran. Source:
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