The object shot down over Lake Huron was a metal balloon with a cargo

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The Pentagon sent Congress a description of the air object that was shot down over Lake Huron last week, learned CNN. It was a small metal balloon with a weight suspended from it. The memo to US lawmakers indicates that after the object was shot down, it slowly sank into the waters of Lake Huron.

According to the channel, the first missile fired at the facility by an F-16 fighter missed. The authorities have not spoken about this before. However, the head of the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD), US General Glen van Herk, reported difficulties in connection with the operation to destroy the object due to its small size.

From February 10 to 12, American fighter jets shot down three unidentified objects – two in US airspace, one in Canadian skies. The authorities have not yet officially disclosed what these objects were. Their search continues. The incidents occurred about a week after a Chinese balloon was shot down over South Carolina. The Pentagon believes that Beijing has been monitoring American strategic facilities. China claims that the device entered US airspace by accident and was intended for meteorological purposes.

More details – in the material “Kommersant” “Be it a parallelepiped. If he were a ball, a vigorous louse.

Leonid Uvarchev

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