U.S. shoots down four unidentified objects this month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDEF) — The U.S. has shot down four objects over North America this month. The most recent was an unidentified object over the Great Lakes region. Three of four objects were shot down within three days.

The unidentified object shot down over the Great Lakes happened on Sunday, February 12.

In addition, CBS News reported there has been no collateral damage.

The U.S. also shot down an unidentified object over Canada on Saturday, February 11. Reports said it appeared to be a high-altitude balloon. CBS said that it was first spotted over Alaska.

The U.S. shot down a high-altitude object flying over Alaska on Friday, February 10. Government officials said this object was about the size of a small car. They said the object did not appear to have maneuvering capabilities.

These come after the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon over the South Carolina coast on February 4. The Chinese balloon drifted across the U.S. for multiple days. Reports said the surveillance equipment attached to the balloon was the size of two or three school buses.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration detected a radar anomaly over Montana on February 11. They then closed the airspace and later reopened it. However, they said no object was detected over the airspace.

Chinese Balloon

Chinese balloon, MGN Image


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