Sunday, April 24, 2011

U.S. makes its first attack with unmanned warplanes on Libya

Washington .- The United States has made its first attack on Saturday with a Predator drone on Libyan territory, as confirmed by the Department of Defense. The official communication from the Pentagon does not include any details of the operation, except that took place early afternoon local time in Libya.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday that President Barack Obama had approved the use of these Predator. "Obama has approved the use of armed Predator," said Gates, referring to an aircraft system is already used, for example, on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the attack could be more "precision" forces of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi.

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