Austin Cites ‘Route’ Taken by Flying Objects in Decision to Shoot Them Down

patrick.goodenough | February 13, 2023
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Defense Secretary Gen. Lloyd Austin said on Monday that the Pentagon does not know if the three high-altitude flying objects downed by the U.S. Air Force in recent days “were actually collecting intelligence,” but cited “the route that they took” as a factor in the decision to shoot them down.