US plane shoots down another unidentified flying object over Canada on Trudeau’s orders | International | The USA Print

Canada has shot down this Saturday another unidentified flying object over its airspace by order of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as reported by him on his Twitter account. “I ordered the downing of an unidentified object that violated Canadian airspace,” he said. The US Joint Air Command shot down the object over the Yukon, in the northwest of the country, near Alaska. “Canadian and US aircraft were mobilized and a US F-22 fired successfully at the object,” he added.

Trudeau spoke this afternoon with the president of the United States, Joe Biden, about the incident. “Canadian Forces will now recover and analyze the remains of the object. Thanks to Norad [Defensas Aéreas de Norte América, en sus siglas inglesas] for keeping watch over America,” Trudeau said.

The Norad was monitoring a high-altitude unidentified flying object that was hovering over northern Canada. Norad is a joint organization of Canada and the United States that provides defense and air control to all of North America. The operation comes a day after the White House announced the downing of another high-flying object in Alaskan airspace and as recovery and analysis of debris from the Chinese balloon downed last week continues.

“Military aircraft are currently operating from Alaska and Canada in support of North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) activities. Norad confirms that we have positively identified a high-altitude airborne object over northern Canada,” said the Joint Air Command. in a statement sent to Canadian television CTV News.

“While we cannot discuss specific details related to these activities at this time, please note that Norad conducts sustained and dispersed operations in the defense of North America through one or all three of Norad’s regions.” aforementioned statement.

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Canada has announced the closure of a part of the airspace in the presence of the object, of which no additional information has been provided. The air forces of Canada and the United States have been mobilized in response to the presence of the object. Some Canadian media, citing unidentified sources, spoke of the possible presence of a second object, but no official source has confirmed it.

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Regarding the object the “size of a small car” (according to the Pentagon) shot down this Friday over Alaskan waters, Norad has reported that recovery operations continue this Saturday in Deadhorse, in northeast Alaska, near the border with Canada. “The Alaska Command of the United States Northern Command and the Alaska National Guard, in close coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and local law enforcement, are conducting search and recovery activities,” has indicated in a statement.

The climatic conditions of the Arctic, including wind chill, snow and limited daylight, make the operation difficult, according to the air command, which prioritizes the safety of the rescue teams, since the activities are being carried out on sea ​​ice. “We have no further details at this time about the object, including its capabilities, purpose, or origin.” The mystery continues.

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