Hizbullah Boosting UAV Unit

(Ynet News) Ronen Bergman - Hizbullah has been bolstering its unmanned aerial vehicle unit, Yediot Ahronot reported Friday. Hizbullah is equipped with Ababil ("Swallow") drones, which are manufactured by Iran. "Hizbullah is making a specific effort to acquire such (weapons) as part of its offensive lineup against Israel," a security source said. During the Second Lebanon War, Hizbullah sent two UAVs into Israeli airspace, each carrying 40-50 kg. of explosives.

2012-05-01 00:00:00

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