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AUGUST 2021

Saudi-led Coalition Shot Down Own Combat UAV Over Yemen (Video)

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On April 10, a unmanned combat aerial vehicle crashed near the city of Sayoun in the central Yemeni province of Hadhramaut.

Multiple pro-Saudi media activists claimed that the crashed drone was an Irainan-developed UAV of the Mohaher series operated by the Houthis (a term used to refer to the Ansar Allah movement) and it was downed by a Saudi Patriot air defense system.

However, a closer look at the vestiges of the drone allows to identify it as a Chinese-made CH-4 unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV).

CH-4 UCAVs are operated by both Saudi Arabia and the UAE, which are actively particiapting in operations against the Houthis across the country. One CH-4B UCAV costs around $4 million.

This is not the first case when the Saudi-led coalition loses UCAVs in Yemen. For example, in August 2018, the Houthis shot down a Saudi CH-4B near Tuwal.

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Promitheas Apollonious

what worthless bunch of morons.

Saddam Hussein

Its not really Saudis fighting, its african and south american mercenaries. The Saudi army has faced huge problems getting their soldiers to fight since they dont believe in this war and their morale is low for fighting a fellow Arab and Muslim country that hasnt done anything wrong.

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