On the orders of Biden, an American fighter shot down an unidentified object in the sky over Alaska

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The aircraft, whose origin is unclear, posed a real threat to the safety of civilian flights.

The United States shot down an unknown object flying in their airspace off the coast of Alaska – just a few days after after they shot down a Chinese reconnaissance balloon.

The downing of an unidentified object was reported on Friday, February 10, by Pentagon spokesman Brigadier General Patrick Ryder.

A US Department of Defense spokesman said that the president Biden ordered the military to shoot down the object over water for security reasons.

An F-22 shot down the object with a Sidewinder missile over territorial waters, which are now covered with ice.

There was no sign The speed of the object was not indicated.

On the same day, White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby, at a daily briefing, said that the object was flying at an altitude of about 40,000 feet (about 12 km ) and was the size of the sky big car. This, he said, was a “reasonable threat” to the safety of civilian flights.

It was not clear where the object came from.

“We do not know who owns this object,” said Kirby.

The incident comes just days after the U.S. shot down a Chinese balloon believed to be a reconnaissance craft.

Recall that Blom House earlier reported that China used an entire fleet balloons for spying on different countries on five continents.

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