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Jean Aziz on the several Israeli drones brought down over Lebanon – specialized Hezbollah unit may be advancing

Excellent piece from Al-Monitor:

“According to the same source, the official Lebanese authorities possess information that suggests specialized Hezbollah agencies have been working on the development of the technological capabilities to face this type of aircraft.

The same source did not rule out that Hezbollah had achieved a major breakthrough in this area. Hezbollah, able to access Israeli imaging and broadcasting systems, was previously able to hack into photo libraries of Israeli surveillance aircraft and access them as soon as the aircraft sent them to bases inside Israel.

The military source said that the investigation into the crash of the Tripoli drone will either shed more light on the new phase of technological warfare between Israel and Hezbollah or show that it was possible for technical malfunctions to happen twice in an unexplained series of coincidences in 20 days…”

Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/07/lebanon-israel-drones-tripoli-saghbin-village.html#ixzz3gzjotDiB
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Written by nickbiddlenoe

July 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm

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