As per recent reports, Royal Saudi Arabia Airforce (RSAF) intercepted and shot down Iranian-backed Houthi drones on March 8th. The Incident took place on Monday when 10 Iranian-backed Houthi drones entered Saudi Airspace to attack Saudi Arabia's oil industry.
The Houthi Drones were Intercepted by F-15 aircraft of RSAF and were shot down using short-range Air-to-Air missiles (AAMs). According to some experts, the drones which were shot were Samad-3’s and Qasef-2K. Both of these are armed drones that can be used for ground attack purposes.
Saudi RSAF F-15s shoot down Iran-backed Houthi Drones pic.twitter.com/gb6Xgcrvem— See Latest (@SeeLatest) March 8, 2021
As per the video, 2 Samad-3’s and a Qasef-2K can be seen getting destroyed by AAMs that were fired from RSAF F-15 Jets.