– Spokesman for US Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain
The US Navy has fully accounted for all unmanned air vehicles (UAV) operating in the Middle East region. Our operations in the Gulf are confined to internationally recognised water and air space. We have no record that we have lost any ScanEagles recently.
Iran has broadcast pictures on state TV of what it says is a U.S. intelligence-gathering drone that it shot down in the last few days. But America says it has "no record that we have lost any ScanEagles recently."