Pentagon Gets Serious about UFOs: But Now They’re UAPs – And Still “Unidentified” – Intelligence Report

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Last week, in a major shift that demonstrates the U.S. national security establishment is taking UFOs seriously, the office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) delivered a report to Congress about Pentagon investigations into unidentified flying object sightings. This included reported sightings of strange flying objects with seemingly bizarre aerodynamic abilities spotted by pilots, on radar, and with infrared sensors.

As National Geographic (NG) reported:

…a Navy task force reviewed 144 sightings by U.S. government personnel that occurred between 2004 and 2021. No, the Pentagon doesn’t know what they are. There’s no evidence that the objects were sent by space aliens, but the report, mandated by Congress as part of the 2021 National Intelligence Authorization Act, confirms that the sightings remain “unidentified.”

The report doesn’t refer to UFOs though. The new moniker is Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon, or UAP. And, while the report provides some new information about the unexplained sightings, whatever they are now called, it still leaves many of the biggest questions unanswered.

The report, which includes a classified section available only to lawmakers, details the results of investigations by the Defense Department’s UAP Task Force, established in 2017. However, it left a great deal of uncertainty as to what these sightings are, leaving theories such as “foreign adversary systems” and what the report refers to as “a catchall ‘other’ bin” as possible answers.

NG noted that:

The report does state that the UAP Task Force was not able to attribute any of the sightings to American military or other advanced U.S. government technology. “Some UAP observations could be attributable to developments and classified programs by U.S. entities,” the report says. “We were unable to confirm, however, that these systems accounted for any of the UAP reports we collected.”

According to National Geographic:

The UAP Task Force considered conventional explanations for the sightings, such as natural atmospheric phenomena, misidentified civilian aircraft, and radar malfunction—but except for one report that they attributed to a deflating balloon, the investigators “currently lack sufficient information in our dataset to attribute incidents to specific explanations.”

…The most famous UAP encounters in modern aviation history—cases from 2004, 2014, and 2015 that involve pilot sightings, radar tracking, and objects caught on video—remain unsolved. ADN

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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nemo
nemo
2 months ago

Unidentified Aerial Phonimanon (you spell it) is all they can do at this point??? Change the name from something we all recognize, and understand, (UFO) … what next, a unit that looks for little green men … Oops, gotta be politically correct … Make that little green “Critters” … The country is going to hell, and the Pentagon is going with it… WAKE UP!

Jawad
Jawad
2 months ago
Reply to  nemo

Phoni-man-on…tee hee hee..that’s a good one!

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
2 months ago
Reply to  nemo

100% agree

Ben Matthews
Ben Matthews
2 months ago

Well if the Pentagon can’t really take what’s occupying the “space” between Joe Bama O’bidet & his side-kick, Kum-o-lah’s ears…they’ll have to take ‘Unidentified F#€!<-ing Objects' seriously…❓🤣

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
2 months ago
Reply to  Ben Matthews

👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Charles Nolan
2 months ago

What if the saucer at Roswell was recovered intact? What if we made an alliance after contact occurred and they told us that there is war? What if the tic-tac’s are the enemy, and they are trying to assess our capabilities, and we need to hide our alliance and capabilities, until the final battles?
If NSA can computer scan all of our communications, what do you think a more advanced civilization can do?

TheMadMan
TheMadMan
2 months ago

I can tell you that I myself have witnessed several UAPs from 2004 to present day. I can tell you they are the real deal.

Micala
Micala
2 months ago

The govt is still afraid to tell people that the UAPs are, guess what? ALIEN…period. Come on now folks!

Almost everyone I know has seen different colored orbs flying in threes that turn into one and then splits and disappears! Or watched some brightly golden orb zooming through the skies only to fall down close to earth, flash a huge bright light that lights up the sky and then zooms — in a blink of an eye— into the heavens and disappears! None of that phenomena travels slowly but far exceeds the speed of any jets we or any other country has!

All you have to do is LOOK UP at the sky! These alien ships or energy balls are waiting for an audience! If they see you and you see them — watch because I swear they know you are watching them and they WILL PERFORM FOR YOU! But if you don’t look up into the skies (day or night skies), you could be missing the show of a lifetime!! THEY ARE THERE AND THEY ARE REAL! 💥☄️

The Pentagon thinks Americans are dumb. But we have seen those sky travelers too and WE KNOW THEY ARE ALIEN (not of our earth)! No matter what the Pentagon says, those ships, energy creatures, etc are from outer space, alien and much more evolved/advanced technologically than humans! And they put on one helluva Show!!

TPS
TPS
2 months ago

The government tries to give everything a new name, but really aren’t they still the same?

Pythias
Pythias
2 months ago

The government says they are getting serious about UFOs? Give me a break! Nothing but more BS from our government! All our government does is come up with substitute names for UFOs to give the impression that they are doing something; only to satisfy the public. They know damn well that they have told us NOTHING about what they have and know at Area 51. The military is interested in one thing: first strike capability, and they are not about to share anything they know. If you do a lot of reading about UFOs and have some problem solving abilities you can figure out that we have made contact with a number of alien races but we have not been able to duplicate their propulsion systems or operate them. Start with the Roswell incident when the military was paranoid about Russia and threatened to kill our own citizens if they said anything about what they saw. What experience prompted the founder of the UFO museum in Roswell to found the museum?
Think!
The oldest rock in the United States is Morton gneiss from Morton, MN and it is 3.6 billion years old. The earth is 4.6 billion years old and the Universe is over 14 billion years old. With millions or billions of planets out there you don’t think there are any with intelligent life and that they don’t have billions of years of technology in advance of ours? You don’t think they have figured out how to manipulate time and space and avoid the limits of the speed of light? Think!
Just because we are ignorant does not mean that some things do not exist! Look what has been developed in the last 200 years and imagine what could be developed in a million years.
Who is to say that other planets don’t have more elements and isotopes than we do and can do things we cannot. Think!

Pawn
Pawn
2 months ago

I am not sying that UFO’s don’t exist and they are not from some other life form from out there in that bis space place. I think we, well some of us, are concited for thinking we are the only “intelligent” form of life in this big universe. NOW to the polint… this is all a big distraction from the real problems we are facing in the good old USA today. You know the domestic terrorism (BLM/ANTIFA), Illegal immigration, the globalclimate change hoax (you know that we are responsible for any change in weather that occurs which is so funny because weather change has been going on since BEFORE day one), the great covid hoax that showed just how esay it is to control the American public through fear and supposed SCiENCE (does anybody out there know what SCIENCE is?), and the election (why are the dems so afraid of audits if there is nothing to hide?). well you get the point here so keep up all the throwing s..t (you stuff) into the game to hide the real bad issues and laws that are facing

BrewDubbs
2 months ago

I believe there are UFOs. I believe the information I saw in the UFO conspiracy video.

I highly suggest everyone checks that out. It may change your life!

The pentagon and other government groups as well as international groups, will all tell tales. What is real and what you are being told may not be the same.


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