April 23, 2011
The United States launched its first Predator drone strike in Libya on Saturday, the Defense Department said in a statement.
It did not provide details on the target of the strike, saying only that it occurred in the early afternoon local time in Libya.
Gates announced on Thursday that the unmanned aircraft would be used in Libya for Hellfire missile attacks on the forces of leader Muammar Gaddafi.
This article was posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 9:25 am