Pentagon officially releases UFO videos

Pentagon officially releases UFO videos
Pentagon officially released UFO videos. Source: Pentagon
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Daily US Times: The Pentagon has officially released three short videos of UFO, showing “unidentified aerial phenomena”. The videos had previously been released by a private company.

The videos show what appears to be unidentified flying objects rapidly moving while recorded by infrared cameras.

Two of the videos contain reactions of service members as they were saying how quickly the objects are moving while one voice speculates that it could be a drone.

In September last year, the Navy acknowledged the veracity of the videos. According to Pentagon spokesperson Sue Gough, the videos are officially released now “in order to clear up any misconceptions by the public on whether or not the footage that has been circulating was real, or whether or not there is more to the videos.”

Gough said in a statement: “After a thorough review, the department has determined that the authorized release of these unclassified videos does not reveal any sensitive capabilities or systems and does not impinge on any subsequent investigations of military air space incursions by unidentified aerial phenomena.”

The US Navy has set guidelines for how its pilots can report when they believe they have seen possible UFO.

The Navy videos were first released by To The Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences, between December 2017 and March 2018. The company co-founded by former Blink-182 musician Tom DeLonge that says it studies information about unidentified aerial phenomena.

One of the pilots who saw one of the unidentified objects in 2004 said in a 2017 interview with CNN that it moved in ways he couldn’t explain.

Retired US Navy pilot David Fravor said: “As I got close to it … it rapidly accelerated to the south, and disappeared in less than two seconds.”

“This was extremely abrupt, like a ping pong ball, bouncing off a wall. It would hit and go the other way,” he added.

Recordings of aerial encounters with unknown objects were previously studied by the Pentagon, as part of a since-shuttered classified program that was launched at the behest of former Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada. According to the Pentagon, that program was launched in 2007 and ended in 2012, because they assessed that there were higher priorities that needed funding.

The former head of the classified program, Luis Elizondo, said that he personally believes “there is very compelling evidence that we may not be alone.”

Elizondo was explaining the objects they have researched: “These aircraft — we’ll call them aircraft — are displaying characteristics that are not currently within the US inventory nor in any foreign inventory that we are aware of.”

He says he resigned from the Defense Department in 2017 in protest over the secrecy surrounding the program and the internal opposition to funding it.