Are afraid of the new weapon, US officials used to Daesh battle of Mosul
Wednesday 12-10-2016 | 9:09:18
Twilight News / managed Kurdish Peshmerga forces, which is battling militants Daesh northern Iraq, from dropping drone "drawn" a few days ago, it is believed that the organization has been functioning for exploring the area.
The plane exploded after being carried by a Kurdish forces to their positions, resulting in the deaths of two of its members, which raised fears of Daesh use for the first time "Drunz bomb" in the fighting on the ground.
And American military leaders warned last month of trying to organize Daesh -mrtin, at least for attacks against Iraqi forces using drones carrying bombs, according to the newspaper "New York Times" reported Wednesday.
US military officials have expressed fears that the organization is using this new weapon to target international coalition led by the United States against Daesh in Iraq, particularly in the city of Mosul forces.
And it asked the US Department of Defense recently from Congress, financially an additional $ 20 million dollars, to face this problem, and supplied Iraqi Kurdish groups and some sophisticated equipment to track this type of aircraft.
However, the American military analysts have criticized what they called the "slow moving" to the US Department of Defense to meet the drones, which turned into weapons Daesh used in battles in Iraq.
In recent months, it hastened the Central Intelligence Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency of the Americas to complete a confidential assessment on the use of Daesh drones as weapons.
And instructed the Minister of the US military Eric Fanning, recently, a special official to discuss this new threat, and to study how to stop the drones used by the militant group.
Unlike the aircraft used by the US military, which is a large and driven from the runways for takeoff and landing, the Aldrunz used by Daesh are small commercial aircraft can be purchased through the shopping sites on the Internet.