U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton high-altitude drone shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missile this evening over Strait of Hormuz in international airspace: U.S. official

Map. History of Iran conflict

20 October 2019
Houthis: We have the ability to continuously produce rockets and UAVs to make Yemen able to withstand not for months to come, but for years
Iran releases alleged flight path of U.S. drone before it was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz
Iranian-backed militias in Bukhamal have been placed on high alert
Iran releases video of shooting down US RQ-4 drone, also flight path of the drone.
Pentagon releases video purporting to show the smoke trail left after a U.S. RQ-4 unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down by Iran over the Gulf of Oman4 month ago
Pentagon releases video purporting to show the smoke trail left after a U.S. RQ-4 unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down by Iran over the Gulf of Oman
Netanyahu: I call upon all nations that desire peace and security to support the United States in its efforts against Iranian aggression
Israeli PM @netanyahu "in the last 24 hrs Iran has strengthen its aggression against the US and its allies in the international community. I urge all the peace seeking nations of the world to back the US and its efforts against Iranian aggression".
4 month ago
Q: Are you willing to go to war with Iran @POTUS: "You'll find out."
Shooting down US drone might have been a mistake by an Iranian general or someone else, says @POTUS "I find it hard to believe it was intentional," he says in Oval Office.
4 month ago
Lt. Gen. Guastella: "This dangerous and escalatory attack was irresponsible and occurred in the vicinity of established air corridors between Dubai, UAE and Muscat, Oman, possibly endangering civilians"
Trump: U.S. UAV was flying over international waters and this is documented by objective means
AFCENT's slide on the location of the RQ-4 from the DOD briefing just now4 month ago
AFCENT's slide on the location of the RQ-4 from the DOD briefing just now
4 month ago
RQ-4 Global Hawk was flying 34km from the nearest point of land on the Iranian coast when it was shot down by an IRGC missile, says Commander of Air Forces Central Command Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella. Adds drone didn't violate Iranian airspace at any time during mission
4 month ago
[email protected]: "Mr. President, will you strike Iran" President Trump: The public "will soon find out."
Pentagon: US drone did not violate the Iranian airspace
4 month ago
US Central Command Air Force Commander Joseph Guastella is briefing the Pentagon on developments with Iran
"You will soon find out" Trumps says when asked if he will strike Iran.
US State Department official: It is important to send a message to support our allies in the Gulf at the moment
Zarif on Twitter: Tehran will file a complaint to the United Nations about the drone
UR82027 An124 #Ruslan heavylift - heading out of Larnaca to Al Dhafra AB, UAE. From East Midlands Airport day ago, from Portsmouth, USA 2 days ago
National Security Council in the White House to hold a meeting on Iran in the presence of officials of the Ministry of Defense
Initial reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently at Israeli army HQ The Kirya in Tel Aviv in emergency consultation meetings regards to the Iranian escalations.
Senior leaders of the Congress receiving an another urgent briefing on Iran by US officials just minutes from now, @SpeakerPelosi confirms.
US House Speaker Pelosi says Iran situation is dangerous, US has no appetite to go to war with Iran
Iranian Foreign Ministry: We hope that our enemies will not repeat such strategic mistakes and Washington bears responsibility for any future repercussions
EU calls for restraint and responsibility in "crisis with Iran"
"He believes that we're getting into a bad space, that his options are running out," @LindseyGrahamSC tells reporters after he spoke to @POTUS this morning about Iran.
4 month ago
Oil prices rise 5% due to developments in the Gulf
Sources: US decision to respond to Iranian attacks will take hours
Trump on Twitter: Iran made a very big mistake by dropping the US drone
4 month ago
[email protected]: Iran made a very big mistake.
White House is holding a meeting this morning to discuss a response to Iran shooting down a U.S. military drone; President Trump is not expected to attend right now
White House commercial adviser: Washington has succeeded through sanctions policy to stop Iranian oil revenues
Adel al-Jubayr: If Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz, it will lead to a very, very strong reaction
Al-Jubeir: Iran must stop its support for terrorism
4 month ago
US war with Iran would be a disaster - Putin
Al-Jubeir: We do not want war with Iran
The Shin Bet security service uncovered an attempt by Iranian intelligence to establish espionage infrastructure in Israel under the cover of business activity.
According to Iran's Mashregh news agency, the IRGC used its Khordad air defense system to shoot the US drone today
Statement from @USNavy Capt. Bill Urban, @CENTCOM spokesman.4 month ago
Statement from @USNavy Capt. Bill Urban, @CENTCOM spokesman.
4 month ago
[email protected]: "a U.S. Navy Broad Area Maritime Surveillance ISR aircraft was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile system while operating in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at approximately 11:35 p.m. GMT on June 19, 2019."
U.S. Navy high-altitude drone shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missile 17 miles from Iran in international airspace last night. Race on to find wreckage before Iranian forces. Iran also tried to shoot down another drone, but missed: U.S. officials
IRGC says the U.S UAV that was shot down took off from an American base in the Gulf and had turned off its “tracking equipment”
The point where the US drone MQ 4C Triton was shot, according to Iran, is KuhMobarak to the south of strait of Hurmoz and to the north of Jask. This is too close to where the two oil tankers were hit last week
JUN 15: US Navy MQ-4C 166510 TRITON2 departed NAS Pax River at approx 0340Z for Al Dhafra Airbase, UAE
Arab Coalition: Houthi militia use new quality cruise missiles received from Iran
Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends 'a clear message' to America.
4 month ago
U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton high-altitude drone shot down by Iranian surface-to-air missile this evening over Strait of Hormuz in international airspace: U.S. official
Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment.
Lindsey Graham on Iran: "My red line is if there is any more disruption of shipping in the Straits of Hormuz linked to Iran, take out their navy, bomb their refineries," senator tells @BretBaier
4 month ago
[email protected]: "the attack occurring on the MV Kokuka Courageous was a result of limpet mines. The limpet mine that was used does bear a striking resemblance to that which has been publicly displayed in the Iranian military parades. There are distinguishing features"
@DeptofDefense on the composition of forces being sent to the MiddleEast to help defend vs Iran ian threats: - Patriot Battalion - manned/unmanned ISR - fighter and mission support aircraft
4 month ago
French President: French Foreign Minister heads to Iran for talks aimed at reducing the escalation of the crisis
4 month ago
Iran's National Security Council chairman: Iran can resolve the issue of oil exports
4 month ago
Iran's National Security Council chairman: starting July 1 Iran to take the second step to reduce commitment to the nuclear agreement.
US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker 'bears a striking resemblance' to Iranian mines; Also says, damage to that tanker is 'not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship.'
Iraqi Security Information Cell: Iraqi forces will strike with iron fist those who try to disrupt security
Russia's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, in a meeting with Iranian counterpart, said that Moscow will update Iran on the results of the trilateral meeting of US, Russian and Israel's security chiefs over Syria.4 month ago
Russia's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, in a meeting with Iranian counterpart, said that Moscow will update Iran on the results of the trilateral meeting of US, Russian and Israel's security chiefs over Syria.
Afghan NSA Hamdullah Mohib has met with Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and discussed ways to boost the joint efforts between Tehran and Kabul to tackle terrorism and ensure sustainable security in Afghanistan Wednesday.4 month ago
Afghan NSA Hamdullah Mohib has met with Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and discussed ways to boost the joint efforts between Tehran and Kabul to tackle terrorism and ensure sustainable security in Afghanistan Wednesday.
Additional images from the ExxonMobil Residential and Operations HQ in Basra, Iraq this morning from the aftermath of the rocket attack.
4 month ago
Earlier this morning an ExxonMobil facility near Basra was targeted by a Katyusha rocket that injured 2 Iraqi staff members. ExxonMobil says it will evacuate 20 foreign staff members from the site Iraq
Iranian president: Tehran will not negotiate with the United States under pressure
Rouhani: Iran has always provided protection to the Strait of Hormuz
Iran's national security council says there will be no war with the US
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