U.S .Drone on Display?

Does the aircraft hold secrets that Iran could now steal?
1:44 | 12/08/11

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The other image so many people were studying today -- one coming out of Iran -- a video playing on Iraqi television. Their own soldiers showing off their captured American drone the one the US lost. What secrets was of carrying and how does Washington explain this. Here's ABC's Martha Raddatz now. It was displayed like a prized trophy. With Iranian military officers examining what looked like a fully intact stealth drone. We've seen the imaging. There are folks are looking at it but again where he's not gonna get into the specifics. Early in the day officials thought this was likely -- fate. But tonight US officials tell us that they believe the images are of the real -- although it was probably pieced together. The drawn we lost is not intact it was broken apart -- one US official. The told ABC news that the US is now seen imagery of where the drone crashed in Iran. But look at the design detail on the US drone verses the -- -- and images look quite different. One of the -- the Iranians are showing is real or not or simply pieced together there is one thing for sure. The Iranians do have the -- somewhere and -- no -- trying to learn what -- they can about it. Bottom line. There was a highly sophisticated American system that and a certain way we can't describe as American anymore because it's in a rainy -- and soon Russian or Chinese hands. There is no doubt that this is a huge loss for US intelligence stunning said one official while some of the information may have been automatically erased. Even the skin of the stealth drone is highly valuable and could be copy.

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