The US shot down a Chinese spy balloon in the Atlantic Ocean off the South Carolina coast. After this, the US Navy started a campaign to recover the debris of the balloon.
circling in american airspace Chinese balloon was shot down. China’s balloon was hovering in the Nuclear Center Montana for the last 4 days, which was released yesterday. President Joe Biden Destroyed after the instructions of. The balloon was targeted by the F-22 fighter jet with an AIM-9X missile. After the gas was released, the debris started falling down. The wreckage of the spy balloon is now being collected off the Atlantic coast. It is being told that the debris has spread up to seven miles in the sea. Navy warships are gathered off the coast of South Carolina to collect the debris.
According to local time, the balloon was dropped at 2.39 pm. Service divers and FBI experts have also been deployed to find the wreckage of the balloon. The balloon was at an altitude of 58,000 feet at the time of shooting. It is being said that in terms of size, this Chinese balloon was equal to 3 big buses. The entire Senate will be informed about the China balloon next week.
America wants to collect debris in any case
Recovery vessels are being used to remove the debris. The New York Times reported that the US wants to collect the debris of the balloon at any cost. After recovering the debris, it will be handed over to intelligence officials and law-enforcement agencies for investigation.
There was no loss of life or property to American citizens while shooting down the balloon. A fighter jet taking off from Langley Air Force Base in Virginia fired a missile, sending the balloon into the ocean within US airspace. Biden said, when I was informed about the balloon, I ordered the Pentagon to shoot it down as soon as possible. America’s first lady Jill Biden called it a proud moment.
China threatened to face consequences
Reacting strongly to this incident, China has threatened America of dire consequences. The US’s insistence on the use of force is actually an unnecessary reaction and a serious violation of international procedure, China’s Foreign Ministry said. China will resolutely uphold the legitimate rights and interests of the relevant company, while reserving the right to take further steps in response. China claimed that this balloon was merely a weather research aeroplane.