US Navy says has not lost drone over Gulf

No US drone has been lost in the Gulf recently, a US Navy spokesman said after Iran said on Tuesday it had captured a US intelligence-gathering drone in its airspace in the last few days. "The US Navy has fully accounted for all unmanned air vehicles (UAV) operating in the Middle East region. We have no record that we have lost any ScanEagles recently," the spokesman said.


The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said a ScanEagle drone that was gathering information over the Gulf and had entered Iranian airspace when it was "captured".