F-35 fighter shoots down Iranian stealth drones – Israeli Air Force video

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 F-35 fighter shoots down Iranian stealth drones – Israeli Air Force video

The Israeli Air Force reported that the event occurred in March 2021. This is the first recorded F-35 dogfight.

According to footage posted on the Israeli Air Force Twitter account, the drones approached Israeli airspace and four F-35s were scrambled and two of them continued to intercept. The UAVs were identified as Iranian-made Shahed 197 and were destroyed.

The F-35 fighter is capable of identifying, classifying and shooting down UAVs in a matter of seconds. air defense.

The drones were believed to have been delivering small arms to Hamas militants in Gaza. Several photos released by the Air Force show the wreckage of the drone, the remnants of small arms and other items that were likely on board the UAV.

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