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that part of a vascular plant which is above the ground, consisting of stem and leaves.
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There is no "active coverage" in a business policy or homeowners policy providing coverage for the intentional act of shooting down a drone.
In Kabul, the ISAF press office also verified the helicopter's shooting down.
The United States has condemned Cuba in the strongest terms for shooting down the Cessnas.
After a day of silence, both Pentagon and NATO officials acknowledged the shooting down of their Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in eastern Iran, alleging that the aircraft with a mission to fly over western Afghanistan had gone astray.
Shooting down a satellite is particularly sensitive because of the controversy surrounding China's anti-satellite test last year, when Beijing shot down one of its defunct weather satellites, drawing immediate criticism from the US and other countries.
Eisenhower needed to know the Germans' troop concentrations at Normandy for the D-Day invasion, it was East who went up the morning of June 6, 1944, and took the reconnaissance photographs - shooting down an enemy aircraft along the way.
Briefing reporters on Pakistan's claim of shooting down two Indian MiG fighters Thursday morning, Maj.
The base is testing a new air superiority fighter, the F-22; will test a 747 mounted with a laser for shooting down enemy missiles; and is preparing for the arrival of the joint strike fighter program later this year.
The officials said the attacks will continue until the "armed groups" are flushed out, but exercised caution over possible retaliation for Pakistan's shooting down of the Indian jet fighters Thursday.
Earlier this year, a senior Iranian military official had confirmed reports on the shooting down of several enemy drones over the Persian Gulf, and said Iran has targeted a large number of these pilotless planes during the last 7 years.
The Pentagon said two Air Force generals have been authorized to order the shooting down of any airliner that appears to be threatening U.
Speaking during a standing-room-only rally in Lancaster, Cheney said he believes the United States has the technological ability to field a system for shooting down enemy nuclear missiles, and should not allow Russian opposition to stop it.