By OMA | 06-01-2020 | Diaspora |
More Facts, figures and Cost emerge by the day as the precision and tact in the weapon fired from an American Base in Qatar that killed the Iranian General, as we continue to monitor escalating tensions between America and Iran.
From the reports gathered by omascope, it appeared 62 years old Qassem Soleimani has been consistently tracked for many years.
It has been revealed that Qassem Soleimani was taken out by a drone of high precision and next to silent in sound that even the victim would not have the slightest idea he is to be under attack in a matter of seconds.
Qassem Soleimani was targeted by a 230mph (370Km/h) laser guided Hellfire missile fired from near-silent US MQ-9 Reaper drone after years of intelligence tracking his whereabouts
Reports further confirmed that Qassem Soleimani was targeted as he was leaving Baghdad airport in his vehicle.
The drone used to take him out was described as "A near-silent US MQ-9 Reaper drone" launched the laser-guided Hellfire missile
The report further suggested that Soleimani was under near-constant surveillance by US, Saudi and Israeli forces noting the need for precision beacuse He had survived several assassination attempts over the past two decades
Hunter-killer drone struck at 230mph
Local militia commander Abu Muntather al-Hussaini said two missiles hit the car carrying Soleimani, 62, and al-Muhandis, 66. The second car was struck by a single missile. They were said to have been launched by an unmanned MQ-9 ‘hunter-killer’ drone sent from the US Central Command headquarters in Qatar.
The Hell-fire missile is remotely Piloted by a two-man crew hundreds of miles away, the 230mph drone is believed to be able to carry out precision strikes and relay images of the attack to commanders base anywhere in the world.
With an estimated value of $64million (£49million), The Reaper carries four laser-guided Hellfire missiles with 38lb warheads capable of destroying a tank, along with Paveway bombs.
Aviation experts said its flight was ‘nearly silent’, meaning its intended victims would have had little or no warning of its approach.