UAV Attack on Israeli Tanker an Unprecedented Event Written 20 August 2021
The Washington Post reports that the UAV strike on the Israeli tanker Mercer Street on July 29 fits in with a recent string of attacks using uncrewed aircraft. The technologies used in these attacks as well as their targets indicate Iranian involvement. Iran has followed a policy of distributing Iranian-produced weaponry including UAVs to various armed groups throughout the Middle East in order to generate plausible deniability.
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