White House says 3 derelict objects are likely harmless

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Mysterious Air Objects May Be Benign – White House

HISTORY: “We’re sharing as much information as we can.” The White House on Tuesday said debris from recent unidentified flying objects shot down by U.S. warplanes over the weekend has not yet been recovered, citing the harsh winter weather conditions, but added there was no evidence they were part of China’s espionage program. “What we do know is that the intelligence agencies are considering as a leading explanation that these are tied to commercial or research facilities and could be benign.” Since the US shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina, three other unmanned ones Flying objects were shot out of the sky – the first over Alaska, the second over Canada’s Yukon Territory, and the third over Lake Huron. Many questions remain unanswered about the three newer flying objects, including their origin. On Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Chairman Chuck Schumer said senators would be briefed on the matter on a regular basis. “US and Canadian forces are working to recover the downed objects. In the briefing, the military and intelligence agencies outlined their approach to each of the four objects. What I can say after our briefing is that our defense and intelligence agencies are laser-focused on gathering all the information about these objects to figure out exactly what’s happening.” The US military and White House acknowledged Republican Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska, where an unidentified object was brought down on Friday, said much remains unknown about the latest unmanned objects, including how they stay aloft, who built them and whether they may have gathered information. said the White House needs to be more forthcoming with information about the incidents. “If you don’t provide information and there is a lack of information, it can lead to wild speculation. It may lead to unfounded fears.” Meanwhile, the US military, which analyzed debris from the Chinese balloon shot down on February 4, says it has recovered critical electronics, including key sensors, believed to have been used to gather intelligence. China denies that it was a spy ship and on Tuesday reiterated allegations that the US had flown its own high-altitude balloons into China’s airspace, exacerbating already strained relations between the two world powers.The White House has denied China’s claim, calling it false designated.


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