Showing posts with label incendiary balloons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label incendiary balloons. Show all posts

Sunday, February 19, 2023

UK intelligence: Russia likely using information-gathering balloons in Ukraine

Russia is likely using balloons to gather information about Ukraine’s defence systems and force it to use up ammunition by shooting them down, the latest UK intelligence update on the war says.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Ukrainian officials say 6 Russian ‘balloons’ flying over Kyiv, 7 shot down

Six Russian balloons were flying over Kyiv and the Ukrainian air defenses shot down most of them, the military administration of Ukraine’s capital said on Wednesday, according to state-run Ukrinform news agency.

Friday, February 10, 2023

US Used AIM-9X Missile To Shoot Down Unidentified Object Over Alaska - Pentagon

 The United States deployed an F-22 fighter jet and used an AIM-9X missile to shoot down an unidentified object flying over Alaska, Pentagon Press Secretary Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said on Friday.

China rejects US call for phone talks

China said on Thursday that it rejected the United States' request for a phone conversation between the two countries' defense ministers after Washington insisted on using force by shooting down an unmanned Chinese civilian airship.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Reports: US Intelligence Community Says Suspected Chinese Spy Balloon Run by Chinese Military

The U.S. intelligence community has concluded that the suspected Chinese spy balloon that recently traveled across the continental United States is part of an extensive surveillance program operated by the Chinese military.

China refused call with Pentagon after downing of suspected spy balloon, says US

 Beijing rejected a request for a secure call between Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin and his counterpart on the day an American warplane shot down a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon, a US Department of Defense spokesman said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

U.S. Navy releases first photos of Chinese balloon recovery, China asks US to return debris

Using underwater drones, warships and inflatable vessels, the Navy is carrying out an extensive operation to gather all of the pieces of the massive Chinese spy balloon a U.S. fighter jet shot down off the coast of South Carolina on Saturday.

China asks US to return balloon debris

The Chinese government will demand that the United States return the fragments of the weather balloon it downed over its territory last weekend, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said at a regular press briefing on Tuesday.

Sunday, February 5, 2023

US Use Of Military Power Against Chinas Civil Balloon Excessive- Chinese Defense Ministry

The use of military power by the United States against a Chinese civil unmanned balloon is an excessive reaction and Beijing reserves the right to take further necessary action, the Chinese Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

China strongly opposes US move to shoot down unmanned airship

China expressed strong dissatisfaction and opposition towards the U.S. use of force to attack China's civilian unmanned airship, Chinese Foreign Ministry said Sunday in a statement.

Saturday, February 4, 2023

US shoots down Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris - 2 videos

The United States on Saturday downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America and became the latest flashpoint in tensions between Washington and Beijing.

Pentagon says another Chinese spy balloon flying above Latin America

A Chinese spy balloon was flying above Latin America, Pentagon spokesperson Pat Ryder said Friday.

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