FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 file photo an Israeli soldier walks past a Heron unmanned drone at the Israeli army air base in Palmahim, Israel. Israel's military has grounded a fleet of long-distance surveillance drones after a malfunction occurred in one over the Mediterranean Sea. The military said it intentionally downed the unmanned aircraft over the sea late Saturday. It would not say how many aircraft were affected. The planes will remain grounded while an investigation takes place. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)

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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 file photo an Israeli soldier walks past a Heron unmanned drone at the Israeli army air base in Palmahim, Israel. Israel's military has grounded a fleet of long-distance surveillance drones after a malfunction occurred in one over the Mediterranean Sea. The military said it intentionally downed the unmanned aircraft over the sea late Saturday. It would not say how many aircraft were affected. The planes will remain grounded while an investigation takes place. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 file photo an Israeli soldier walks past a Heron unmanned drone at the Israeli army air base in Palmahim, Israel. Israel's military has grounded a fleet of long-distance surveillance drones after a malfunction occurred in one over the Mediterranean Sea. The military said it intentionally downed the unmanned aircraft over the sea late Saturday. It would not say how many aircraft were affected. The planes will remain grounded while an investigation takes place. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)
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