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Specialists confident that US stealth drone downed in Iran won’t reveal much

By Lolita C. Baldor
Associated Press / December 6, 2011
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U.S. military officials said Monday that they are concerned that Tehran may have an opportunity to acquire information about the classified surveillance drone program after one of the stealth aircraft crashed in Iran while patrolling in western Afghanistan. But analysts suggested that even if the Iranians have found parts of the unmanned spy plane, they might not be able to glean much from them. Because the drone probably fell from a high altitude, there may be few large pieces to examine.

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