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U.S. military completes recovery of Chinese balloon, now analyzing its 'guts'

Posted on AllSides February 17th, 2023
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Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Seelbach/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters

The United States said on Friday it had successfully concluded recovery efforts off South Carolina to collect sensors and other debris from a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon shot down by a U.S. fighter jet on Feb. 4, and investigators are now analyzing its "guts."

The last of the debris fro the Chinese balloon, which was downed by a Sidewinder missile, is heading to an FBI laboratory in Virginia for analysis, the U.S. military's Northern Command said in a statement.

Reuters was first to report the conclusion of the recovery efforts,...

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https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-announce-successful-conclusion-chinese-balloon-recovery-sources-2023-02-17/

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