According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, there is an apparent pattern regarding the four aerial objects that were shot down over Canada and the United States in the last ten days.
However, much still needs to be understood from the debris recovery and analysis.
PM Justin Trudeau Identifies Pattern
During a media event in Whitehorse regarding the unusual incidents of aerial objects being shot down, Trudeau commented there appears to be a pattern in the recent events.
He acknowledged the frequency and significance of these occurrences over the past week is a matter of concern and requires close attention, which is precisely what they are doing.
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During his visit to Yukon on Monday, Trudeau held a meeting with the RCMP officials and Canadian Armed Forces responsible for the search and recovery of the unidentified object. This object was shot down on his command on Saturday as part of a Norad operation.
Trudeau described the task as “extraordinary,” given the handful of military aircraft and the involvement of Indigenous leaders collaborating with the search efforts.
The Prime Minister also remarked they have dedicated significant resources to recover the object and are also engaged in diplomatic, international efforts to gather more information and find solutions to the issue.
He also acknowledged the Canadian-led operation to locate the downed object in the sparsely populated, rugged northern territory is challenging. However, he pledged the search will continue until the debris is “hopefully” located.
Canada, US Continue Efforts to Recover and Analyze
Trudeau emphasized the seriousness of the situation, indicating they are taking it with utmost seriousness. He mentioned the measures they have taken to safeguard North American airspace, retrieve and examine the objects, and protect territorial integrity and sovereignty.
Canada is involved in two recovery efforts – one of which is the search in Yukon, and the other is for the object that was shot down over Lake Huron and landed in Canadian waters on Sunday.
Military officials reported the first contact they had with the “suspected balloon” was located in the southern part of Alberta.
Trudeau says "obviously there is a pattern" to unidentified objects flying over North America
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Joyce Murray, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, verified a vessel furnished with a drone and operator of the drone would be sent to the search area on Monday.
In addition, a pair of coast guard helicopters are on standby.
Murray added they would begin the search in the southern part, then move north from there. She assured they would try their best to secure the material and understand the purpose and operations involved.
With the searches still ongoing for the three most recent incidents, the U.S. military has not yet determined the nature of the objects, how they remained airborne, or their place of origin.