Fourth Scan Eagle drone shot down in Yemen
ISWNews Analysis Group: Ansar Allah air defense shot down a US-made Scan Eagle drone belonging to Saudi coalition in the western sky of Marib province.
According to the spokesman of the Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Sari’, the drone was shot down by Ansar Allah air defense this morning in the skies of the Madghal district in the western part of Marib province.
This is the fourth US Scan Eagle drone to be shot down by Ansar Allah in Yemen. The first US Scan Eagle drone was shot down on June 19, 2021, and the second on June 21, 2021 at the al-Mashjah heights in western Marib province and the third on August 14, 2021 in Marib province.
Scan Eagle is a spy drone equipped with an electro-optical and infrared camera that does not require a runway to fly. The drone can fly for more than 20 hours, which allows for reconnaissance operations.