"'In fact,' he went on to say, 'we have a very close ally of ours that
was dealing with a adversary using small quadcopter UASs, and they shot
it down with a Patriot missile.' The problem, he said, wasn’t
effectiveness: the tiny drone didn’t stand a chance — the issue is
economics. The situation showed: whoever was flying the drone now knows
that they can easily undermine this unnamed ally with the missiles. All
they need to do is buy more cheap drones and fly them, running up the
operational costs of that military."
I wonder how high the drone was? And what it was made out of? Curious minds...