Mystery remains as UFO report concludes no evidence Navy sightings were aliens and rules out secret US tech
This file video grab image by US Department of Defense shows part of an unclassified video taken by Navy pilots that have circulated for years showing interactions with ‘unidentified aerial phenomena.’UFOs seen in recent years by US Navy pilots were not secret pieces of government technology, according to a forthcoming federal intelligence review, but there’s no evidence these sightings were of alien spaceships either.Last year, the Trump administration’s final budget included a request from lawmakers that the secretary of defence and director of national intelligence compile a report on what the US knows about UFOs, which Navy pilots have admitted to seeing frequently in recent years.According to unnamed intelligence officials who’ve been briefed on the review, most the 120 incidents from the past decades that were analysed did not involve the presence of a secret US technology mistaken for a UFO, The New York Times reported on Thursday.That leaves the question, as always, what the heck were these things? The public may find out more, when an unclassified version of the UFO inquiry is expected to be released on 25 June.In the last few years, Navy pilots have reported seeing UFOs frequently during training exercises and missions.In one set of sightings, an object spinning like a top appeared almost every day between summer 2014 and spring 2015.”These things would be out there all day,” lieutenant Ryan Graves, a fighter pilot, has said of the encounters.Though the report doesn’t attribute the sightings to little green men or cheap hermes replica handbags $25
the American government, intelligence officials briefed on the inquiry said some of the incidents may be explained by Russian or Chinese weapons program, which have invested heavily in “hypersonic” aviation.Recent reporting from the Times revealed the existence of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, a Pentagon initiative that began in 2007 and tracked UFO reports. The programme was officially shuttered in 2012, but restarted in 2020 under a new name: the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force.While the US government may slowly be lifting the veil of secrecy surrounding its knowledge of UFOs, the public has long been fascinated with them. Recent Gallup polling suggests a third of Americans believe some UFOs could be explained by alien spacecraft.Read MoreNew footage shows UFOs swarming navy shipQAnon followers now convinced UFOs are being used to distract from Trump’s ‘Big Lie’How have US presidents handled UFOs until now?Tucker Carlson complains that the Pentagon is more interested in diversity than UFOsJapan into holding Games, says local OlympianTOKYO () One of Japan sporting heroes and a member of the local Olympic committee said on Friday her nation had been “cornered” into pressing ahead with the 2020 Games despite public opposition during the coronavirus pandemic. The comments by Japanese Olympics Committee board member Kaori Yamaguchi, a judo medallist, added to rancour around Japan where the Games were postponed last year but are now due to start on July 23 despite a fourth wave of infections. Maldonado drove in five runs and Aledmys Daz also homered as Houston handed the Blue Jays their first loss in three games at their temporary home in Buffalo. Greinke (6 2) gave up six hits, walked one and struck out three, throwing 102 pitches.