Iranian television shows alleged images of downed US spy drone
By John T. Bennett - 12/08/11 05:36 PM EST
The incident has further agitated tensions between Iran and Washington.
Iran's PressTV reported Thursday that an Iranian Army "electronic warfare unit" downed the plane, suggesting some kind of computer attack — and not bullets or a missile — took down the RQ-170.
Analysts have been mixed on just what Iran might glean from the super-secret aircraft. Some say the RQ-170 is already outdated, as are most of its subsytems; others say seizing the aircraft is an intelligence coup for Tehran.