China’s Growing Interest in Balloon Tech: Docs

NTD Newsroom
By NTD Newsroom
February 9, 2023China in Focusshare

Tensions between Washington and Beijing have soared since the balloon’s appearance and a new factor could signal more incidents to come.

Dozens of Chinese documents have surfaced, pointing to surging interest in using balloon technology for military purposes.

Beijing’s foreign ministry says the balloon was used for scientific purposes and simply blew off course.

Publicly available papers reveal a recent argument from Chinese military researchers. They say the balloons should be further developed and deployed in specific missions.

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