Chinese Balloon News… Shot Down (Updated)


ACE OF SPADES has this quick comment:

The US Air Force shot down that errant balloon. (CNBC)

But not until after Democrats spent several days accusing Republicans of racism for wanting to shoot down that errant balloon, and not until after that errant balloon had completed its spy mission and transferred all the data back to the servers at China’s central spy agency, TikTok.

Democrat lawmakers explained this move as turning the tables on the Chinese and extracting intelligence on China’s technological capabilities.

From a balloon.

I was wondering what USAF jet was used…. answered:

  • A senior U.S. military official said that an F-22 Raptor took out the spy balloon with one air-to-air A9X sidewinder missile that was fired at an altitude of approximately 58,000 feet. (DAILY WIRE)

Here is the close-up footage:

RED VOICE MEDIA caught it live:

A good article on the possible purposes of this balloon is here at AMERICA FIRST REPORT.


The intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities of high-altitude spy balloons

Also, here are some of my favorite funnies on it: