Israeli Drone Attacks Own Troops

Hunter_bomb.gifThe Israeli Air Force "revealed on Tuesday that it had prevented a severe disaster" when it stopped an armed drone that was "shooting at Israeli troops.""A senior Air Force officer said that the UAV opened fire on ground troops operating in Bint Jbeil after receiving the coordinates from the Golani Brigade," according to the Jerusalem Post. "The fire was stopped when the IAF realized the mistake. No one was wounded in the incident."This is the first time I've heard of a UAV attacking friendly forces. There's no word on what kind of drone was being used. But I've seen at least one Israeli-designed unmanned plane -- the Hunter -- rigged up with high explosive Viper Strike anti-tank rounds.

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