Melissa Dalton

A sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 conducts a search for debris with an underwater vehicle during recovery efforts of a high-altitude balloon in the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 7, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Seelbach)

NORAD adjusts radar ‘gates’ to sharpen detection of anomalous objects as UFO recovery intensifies

On Monday, President Biden also formed a new interagency team to study the broader policy implications for detecting and confronting unidentified objects threatening U.S. security.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs, Melissa Dalton, testifies before a Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense hearing “to determine what decisions went into how we dealt with the Chinese spy balloon,” on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, February 9, 2023. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

US, Canada developing secretive ‘Crossbow’ sensor network as concerns mount over Chinese balloon fleet

A Pentagon official referenced the Crossbow system during a congressional hearing Thursday about the recent Chinese balloon incident.