Yemeni Air Defenses Shot Down Saudi Reconnaissance Drone – World news

Spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said in a post on twitter that Yemeni air defense forces shot down the Chinese-made CH-4 combat drone with a surface-to-air missile as it was carrying out hostile acts over the Usaylan district late on Monday.With a range of 3,500 to 5,000 kilometers and a 30- to 40-hour endurance, the CH-4 drone is capable of carrying…

Spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said in a post on twitter that Yemeni air defense forces shot down the Chinese-made CH-4 combat drone with a surface-to-air missile as it was carrying out hostile acts over the Usaylan district late on Monday.

With a range of 3,500 to 5,000 kilometers and a 30- to 40-hour endurance, the CH-4 drone is capable of carrying six missiles and a payload of up to 250 to 345 kilograms.

The UAV can fire air-to-ground missiles from an altitude of 5,000 meters, enabling it to stay out of the effective range of most anti-aircraft guns.

In similar events, several CH-4 drones have been shot down by the Yemeni forces in recent months.

On Friday evening, Yemeni army forces and their allies shot down a US-built Boeing Insitu ScanEagle spy drone belonging to the Saudi-led war coalition as it was flying in the skies over the Sirwah district of Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib.

The Boeing Insitu ScanEagle…

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