Global NewsSuspected Chinese Spy Balloon Discovered In U.S.

Suspected Chinese Spy Balloon Discovered In U.S.

-

- Advertisment -spot_img
MAGIC DEALS

A spy balloon has been discovered by the United States in its northwest territory and due to intelligent gathering, the Pentagon suspects that the surveillance hardware belonged to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), an official disclosed.

Image Credit – Chase Doak / AFP – Getty Images

According to claims by the official, China has deployed surveillance balloons to the United States before now and this particular balloon appeared to have been over the nation for a longer period of time.

A senior administration official also told the New York Times anonymously that the said balloon did not constitute a military or physical threat and had little value in gathering intelligence.

FREE DELIVERY

According to a second defence official, the Pentagon did not believe the balloon provided China with any further information beyond what it could get from satellite photos. The source further said President Joe Biden decided not to shoot down the balloon for the time being after receiving advice from Pentagon officials that doing so may increase the chance that flying debris would hit people on the ground.

According to the Pentagon, the balloon flew from China through the Aleutian Islands in Alaska during the past few days, passing via northwest Canada, before settling somewhere over Montana, where it was hovering on Wednesday.

Read Also: ChatGPT Rolls Out $20 Monthly Subscription Fee

The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a part of the U.S.-Canada military alliance, said in a brief statement late on Thursday that it was actively tracking the movements of a high-altitude surveillance balloon.

The statement added that Canada’s intelligence services were cooperating with their American counterparts to “take all necessary measures to protect Canada’s sensitive information from foreign intelligence threats.”

“Canadians are safe, and Canada is taking steps to ensure the security of its airspace, including the monitoring of a potential second incident,” the statement said, without elaborating.

newswebbs
newswebbshttps://newswebbs.com
New Webbs is an independent online news platform launched with the aim of connecting the world with the latest news on the web.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Limited Celebrates and Supports Coronation of Alaawe of Awe, Oba Cornelius Abiola Taiwo Oladokun III

Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery Ltd., a leader in Nigeria's agricultural sector, commemorated and supported the coronation of the new...

Celebrating Chima Udoye’s Victory In Nigerian Idol Season 9 Powered by Bigi

Lagos, Nigeria - Chima Udoye has been crowned the Nigerian Idol Season 9 winner, fuelled by the refreshing Bigi...

Bigi Treats Top 4 Nigerian Idol Contestants To Special Candlelight Dinner

Lagos, Nigeria - Bigi, the beloved beverage brand known for its exciting twists on Nigerian Idol, hosted a truly...

Health-Related Expenses: Over One Million Nigerians Are Pushed Into Poverty

A recent World Bank Group report revealed a concerning trend of over one million Nigerians being forced into poverty...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

ORIGIN Tech Group Partners LBS On Human Capital Training, Development

Lagos, Nigeria - To collaborate on LBS Agribusiness Management and Greener HOPE Agricultural Productivity Programme, ORIGIN Tech Group welcomes...

Mouka Partners Herconomy, 360 Complete Woman To Present Business Grants To Women

Lagos, Nigeria - For many years, Mouka has steadfastly committed to corporate social responsibility, as evidenced by its five...

Must read

NIPR Governing Council: Local, International Supports For Nkechi Ali-Balogun’s Quest

Lagos, Nigeria - Endorsements have been pouring in from...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

Buy More, Save More