its a new way of warfare in cities... individual drones accompanying 5-6 fighters with a couple of grenades on board in addition to cams. adds a lot of new variables to fighting in built up areas.
However my point was, the previous posts by alfaT8 and magnumcromagnon were trying to imply that the iraqis were "dumb" and using patriots to shoot down $200 drones. Iraq does not possess patriot.
They could have posted the above news snippet in an thread about any actual patriot operators in the middle east.
locally made anti material rifle used against drones