In the late hours of March 22, the Yemeni Air Defense Force, which is loyal to the Houthis, shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.
“The air defense targeted an advance UAV with a suitable weapon over the area of Hamdan in Sanaa, directly hitting it and immediately shooting it down in the suburbs of the capital,” a military source told the al-Masirah TV.
The source added that the UAV was a US-made MQ-1 Predator and claimed that it was carrying out a reconnaissance sortie over the Yemeni capital. A video of the UAV’s wreckage was released by the Houthis’ media wing.
The MQ-1, which was first introduced by General Atomics in 1995, has a range of 1,200 km and an endurance of 24 hours. The domestic variants of the UAV can be armed with two AGM-114 Hellfire or up to six AGM-176 Griffin guided missiles for combat missions.
The CIA is known for operating an advanced variant of the MQ-1 over Yemen. However, the UAE military also possess and operates an unarmed variant of the UAV known as Predator XP.
While the identity of the UAV’s operator is still unclear, there is no doubt that shooting it down is a major achievement for the Houthis and their allies.
Woops, one less predator flying over N Yemen. :)))
Lol, the Houthis have launched literally over 1,000 surface to air SAM missiles (radar/IR guided) and have only managed to down one jet and a few UAV’s. That’s literally less than 0.03% SAM effectiveness haha
Go find somewhere else to shit.
go start a hedge fund at the age of 17
That response is next level lame.
how pathetic… a single cell, trying to sound intelligent. Are all hasbaras finally chosen for their stupidity, or because they come 5 to the dime?
same mentality as the nazis you have. Antisemite all the way
oh the magic words go fuck your self you stupid slut.
yeah let’s see you start up a hedge fund
Why do you look down upon us? You upset the “deplorables” are talking back to you?
You call.us anti semites.like no tomorrow, when you dont even know what semite means…you just heard it on CNN and your repeating it like some dollar bill fed parrot…. nosyy want a dollar crawwkkkkkk.
Your the fascist here, your the one who thinks hes better than us, your the one that demands compliance to your tribe!!
You and similar thinkers(lack therof) are swollen with hate and greed. And the best rebuttal you got is calling me bob the builder….real mature.
just don’t start crying when tomahawks start raining down on the syrian army
Tomahawk? You mean that ancient missile that no one afraids anymore and you can probably shoot it down with just a shotgun? That tomahawk you mean?
lol so ancient that Syria’s most advanced BUK-M2 SAM had a hard time intercepting last April 2018? They were shooting aimlessly into the sky, self destructing because they couldn’t lock onto the stealthy tomahawks :D All tomahawks hit their targets in both 2017 and 2018. Facts*
lol Don’t get your information from CNN, the tomahawk was a big failure in both of these attacks and majority of them were shot down. And who told you that Buk-M2 had a hard time? No one, you just imagine it.
Syria has few Buk-M2 systems and can cover only a small part but whenever the Buk-M2 were stationed it did an amazing job, the vast majority of tomahawks that managed to pass the defences were only on those parts that older systems like S-200 were there, which are not design to intercept cruise missiles. Thats a fact.
lol, there is video footage of BUK-m2 shooting aimlessly into the sky, self destructing, missing their targets. And also from IDF strikes last January, there is video of S-125 and BUK-M2 missiles losing lock shortly after launch and self destructing, in other words ELECTRONIC WARFARE BABY :)
There is not such vid, dont pull BS out of your ass, show it otherwise I can claim as well whetever I want.
Here is a fact.
Your a fucking paid liar. All missiles hit….so you just suckle state dept tit all day?
75 tomahawks apparently hit barzeh….yet the buildings were still somewhat standign…75 mr hedgefund.
Although im sure the only hedge you saw was your grandmas pubes!
No, your a liar .lying for liars.
Fakes as fake can be. Just remember…rope is real!
what kind of name is concrete mike? Are you a carpenter? do you wish you were a construction worker? I don’t get it. Maybe we should all call you BOB The Builder like in the little kids show lol. Hey Bob, can you build it?
Im glad you asked.
Yes i can build it, thats what I do for a living!
I batched.concrete for years thats where the name came from. Being a supplier is much easier than being a contractor.
But yes, I do build things for a living.im a builder not a parasite like you Ill list some projects for you.
Picadilly Potash mine headframes and shaft. Ducks unlimited wetland expansion Tower rd dam( water supply expansion) 1mile house interchange Fundy tail parkway Hundreds of kilometers of curbs and sidewalks Dozens of bridges CCS Springhill expansion Runway expansion Sewage treatment plant expansion( new clarifier, preclarifier, bio reactor).
Right now were at the sewage treatment plant, winter slow down things.
What have you done for yourself and for your community?
As you can see, ive worked on alot of marquee projects in my area, giving back to the people and the land.
I travel.alot for work too so you never know where Ill be tomorrow. I get a better picture of the world this way, instead of isolating myself and being a fascist pig like you….i can walk a mile in another man’s shoes….you cant becaus3 you think the other mans shoes arent good enough for you!
Thats the difference between.me and you. Or we could start at the penis….up to you.
You idiots tried that multiple times it didnt work.
Send in your much vaunted f35 as well.
We are waiting.
relax there Bob The Builder, aren’t you too old to be watching kids cartoons anyways?
LOL , thats the best rebuttal you have? Its shows your an uneducated morron.
Look at my rebuttalls.
See the way, he structures that sentence…. “same mentality as the nazis you have”. not “you have the same mentality of the Nazis”.
That reminds me of Hollywood – he is an automated troll:
or an idiotic askeNAZI of german origins.
A German Jew perhaps :)
Good point, Al.
Do you have any sources that back up your numbers/statement?
Yeah of course he has, wait a min to pull them out of his ass.
Or his nose
Excellent maths Abdullah . .
ok, so 1-2 saudi planes shot down. Maybe 50-100 UAVs shot down since 2015. At least 1000 Houthi SAMs fired. That’s easily a 5-10% hit rate if not less than that
sick. you kill people for pleasure and wonder, why nobody likes you.
So basically your prior comment was completely made up – ergo, you struggle to manage competent research or basic arithmetic. Enough said.
Those Sams as you call them are all home made and cost about $10. Even at 0.03% effective,they are still better than the US supplied shyte.