Chinese Spy Balloon: In February this year, a Chinese spy balloon was allegedly shot down in US territory over the Atlantic Ocean. Now a big disclosure has been made by the Pentagon in this matter. It is said that the balloon was unable to gather any intelligence.
Pentagon issued statement
The US has said that the Chinese spy balloon that was dropped over the Atlantic Ocean in early February did not collect intelligence, ABC News reported. ABC News is the news department of the American television network ABC. Pentagon press secretary Brigadier General Pat Ryder said that neither the balloon sends data to China nor did it collect any data.
America said – could spy
Ryder said during a press briefing that we knew it had the capability to gather intelligence, but it did not do so. He told that at that time it was said that this balloon was sent for espionage, in view of which effective steps were taken.
Flying over sensitive military sites
Let us tell you that this statement has come after some US lawmakers said earlier this year that the balloons have collected information while flying over most of the US, including sensitive military sites where intercontinental ballistic missiles have been launched. Was
This statement came from China
Meanwhile, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in February that balloons are one of the methods he uses to gather our intelligence. We have to be aware of it and protect ourselves from it. On the other hand, it was said from the Chinese side that the balloon was a harmless and unmanned vehicle.
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