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Breaking: Department of Defense downs high-altitude object over Lake Huron

The Pentagon shot down a high-altitude object in Lake Huron Sunday afternoon, multiple news outlets reported.

“I contacted [the Department of Defense] Regarding operations in the Great Lakes region today,” Rep. Jack Bergman (R-Michigan) tweeted at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

“US military decommissioned another ‘object’ over Lake Huron. Thank you for decisive action by fighter pilots. Americans have far more answers than we have.” worth it.”

“I am in communication with the Department of Defense, DHS, and the FAA regarding the closure of Great Lakes airspace. I am pleased that the object was neutralized on Lake Huron. Gary Peters (D-Michigan) tweeted around 4:15 EST.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Michigan) did not mention the event on Twitter as of 4:30 p.m. Tweetposted around 3:15 p.m., addressing “puppy bowls.”

Shortly before Rep. Bergman’s tweet, his colleague Rep. Elissa Slotkin (R-Michigan) also addressed the situation.

“I just got a call @DeptofDefense — Our military is very cautious about objects above Lake Huron. Make sure you’ve been laser-focused from the moment you crossed,” the lawmaker tweeted.

“This is unacceptable. They need to know that it is unacceptable. I think the Biden administration needs to be honest with the American people first,” said the former acting secretary of Homeland Security. Chad Wolff told Fox News.

“[The Biden administration] You have to come out and explain what these objects are and what their intent was. [and] If this is directed specifically at China or other adversaries, how will the US react? ”

“This is a violation of sovereign airspace,” Gen. Wesley Clark, a retired military officer, told CNN following the latest development in a series of balloons and other artifacts that the U.S. military has demolished over the past few days.

“There are stories from pilots that one of these devices could interfere with the aircraft’s sensors,” General Clark told CNN of reported difficulties associated with detecting the aircraft.

“You have to determine exactly what they want,” Clark added.

“There may be a hole in the U.S. radar system … I hope they will tell us publicly what it is,” Crack said.

“No one should expect to fly in U.S. airspace like this and not be shot down.”

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued temporary flight restrictions. Lake Michigan On Sunday afternoon, the area was marked as “[national] Notice to Air Missions (formerly Notice to Airmen) was issued at 1:02 PM EST. Pilots who violate the TFR were warned that they could face civil and criminal penalties and prosecutions.

Shortly after NOTAM was published, Fox News Channel’s Lucas Tomlinson reported that fighter jets were heading to the area.

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