U.S. DENIES DRONE DOWNThe U.S. military says that Iraqi claims of shooting down a Predator drone are all wet."We did not lose a Predator," a Pentagon spokesman tells Reuters.A Defense Tech source deep in the Department of Defense confirms this.THERE'S MORE: Cyndi Wegerbauer, with Predator maker General Atomics, writes Defense Tech to say that Reuters, the Associated Press, and this website are all wrong about a Predator crashing in Pakistan this week. It was a Desert Hawk UAV, she asserts. Similar to the Marines' Dragon Eye drone, these are small, bungee cord-launched craft that can stay aloft for an hour or so, circling a target at 300 to 500 feet.
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