Surveillance Balloon, Likely Chinese, Lingering Over U.S., DOD Says


Credit: U.S. government
The U.S. government has detected a high-altitude surveillance balloon over the continental U.S., and a senior defense official says the Pentagon is highly confident it belongs to China. The Pentagon announced the discovery on Feb. 2, saying that though the balloon has flown over sensitive locations...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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