Mr. Peiniger, strange flying objects over the USA that are being liquidated by air squadrons. What was your first reaction when you heard about it? Actually, I was just amazed that the immediate launch was ordered. It’s not exactly cheap, such an action. A ground-to-air missile certainly costs around 400,000 dollars, so the total use is a lot of money. To me it was like shooting at sparrows with a cannon. You might as well have done that with a crossbow. But well, I’ve been around for a long time and we’ve seen such hypes again and again since the 1950s.

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