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Thanks guys we Begin America live -- the Fox News alert hello everyone I'm Megyn Kelly.
Military officials are now confirming to Fox News that Iran has captured.
One of our top secret stealth drones.
It is called the RQ 170 sentinel stealth drone.
And it is built with some very sophisticated technology.
It's the same kind of stealth plane that was monitoring the US raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan.
Iran and state TV claims the drone was shot down and recovered almost completely intact not good news.
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin is live at the Pentagon with the breaking.
Hi Megan will US military sources have confirmed to me.
That they arm missing an RQ 170 fentanyl -- that is the same kind of drown.
That the Iranians claimed to have shot down over the weekend.
There are very few images of the RQ 170 -- other than those that were taken at Kandahar air base in 2009.
This is -- six million dollar stealth aircraft manufactured by Lockheed Marten.
Our Q and its name I'm told.
Means it is unarmed and some industry experts who have written about the sentinel say that its design makes it more of an operational platform.
Not an intelligence gathering aircraft it was used as you mentioned to -- support during the bin Laden raid here's all that NATO officials have said.
Publicly about the missing unmanned aerial vehicle.
Quote the UAV to which the Iranians are referring may be a US unarmed reconnaissance aircraft that had been flying a mission over western Afghanistan late last week.
The operators of the UAV lost control the aircraft and had been working to determine its status.
Iran has a long border with Afghanistan and NATO monitors -- for weapons smuggling into Afghanistan.
Three years ago the Iranians claim that they.
Had design their own -- that had a 600 mile range and could reach Israel so far the Iranians have not shown any video or still photo evidence.
To support their claim that they shot down the American RQ 170 -- But now that fox has confirmed with military sources that a US sentinel -- is missing.
There is concern at the Pentagon that the missing drone is in Iranian hands and could be reverse engineered and -- Jennifer thank you.
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