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2011-04-24 Africa North
US carries out first drone strike in Libya
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Posted by Fred 2011-04-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6501 views ]  Top

#1 But he said there would be no further information about the target or where the strike occurred.

Multiple rocket launcher in Misrata.
Posted by Zebulon Thranter9685 2011-04-24 08:33||   2011-04-24 08:33|| Front Page Top

#2 Ah,...that's where they went.
Posted by Skidmark 2011-04-24 11:57||   2011-04-24 11:57|| Front Page Top

#3 How long before the first drone is shot down with a MANPAD? A week? Ten days at the outside?

If there is a pool put me down for....April 30.
Posted by magpie 2011-04-24 16:00||   2011-04-24 16:00|| Front Page Top

#4 IIUC, not likely: they circle too high with too small a heat/radar signature...but anything is possible
Posted by Frank G 2011-04-24 16:22||   2011-04-24 16:22|| Front Page Top

#5 They would have to get those from the Chinese or the Russians. That would not work out well at all.
Posted by gorb 2011-04-24 16:24||   2011-04-24 16:24|| Front Page Top

#6 #3 How long before the first drone is shot down with a MANPAD? Posted by magpie

More importantly, how long until Libyan troops capture some western "advisors."
Posted by Besoeker 2011-04-24 17:35||   2011-04-24 17:35|| Front Page Top

#7 They would have to get those from the Chinese or the Russians.

Considering what's coming over the Algerian and Chadian borders, I wouldn't be surprised.
Posted by Pappy 2011-04-24 21:38||   2011-04-24 21:38|| Front Page Top

#8 D *** NG IT, be gentle - its the Drone's first time!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2011-04-24 22:27||   2011-04-24 22:27|| Front Page Top

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