U.S.: IRAQ EXTENDING DRONE PROGRAM

U.S.: IRAQ EXTENDING DRONE PROGRAM It's long been known that Iraq has been developing unmanned aerial vehicles based on Russian and Czech training jets. But Colin Powell, in his presentation to the U.N. Wednesday, made a new allegation about Iraq's drone program, according to the Washington Post: that Saddam's regime had flight tested robotic planes that could fly up to 310 miles without refueling. In it's December 7 declaration to the U.N., Iraq claimed its drones had a range of only 50 miles.

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