Joe Biden has launched a task force to investigate how US and western components are ending up in Iranian-made drones (pictured in Ukraine) being used to wreak havoc in Ukraine
* White House has launched an ‘all hands on deck’ task force with multiple agencies to find out how US-made components are ending up in Iranian drones
* Russia has been using Iranian-made drones to wreak destruction on Ukraine
Joe Biden has launched a task force to investigate how US and western components are ending up in Iranian-made drones being used to wreak havoc in Ukraine.
Despite strict export controls in place to prevent Iran from obtaining such materials, evidence has emerged that Tehran is finding more than enough commercially-available tech – including US-made microelectronics – to manufacture the drones.
UK-based investigative organization Conflict Armament Research found last month that, upon examining drones downed in Ukraine, 82 percent of their components were made by companies in the United States.
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WNU Editor: I look at these new measures as an admission that the “old restrictions” are not working …. US to Impose New Controls on Iranian-Supplied Drones to Russia (Bloomberg).