” Rosteh ” reported about the interception of an American drone in the Crimea. State Corporation claims that the machine was at an altitude of 4000 meters and was almost invisible from the ground.
In the skies over the Crimea the U.S. reconnaissance and shock drone was intercepted , according to a statement on the website of the state corporation Rosteh . UAV MQ-5B was a member of the 66th group of American Military Intelligence Brigade with major stationed in Bavaria, the report says.
In Rosteh reported that the machine was at an altitude of 4000 meters and was almost invisible from the ground. Using a range of EW ( electronic warfare ) “Avtobaza” (“Depot”) was able to break the link with its American operators , and unit had to make an emergency landing .
In state-owned corporation it was said that this is the second case of interception U.S. drone over the peninsula . According to some reports , the U.S. has been in service with 18 such devices .