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    Interesting story....


    A recent uptick in sightings of unidentified flying objects — or as the military calls them, “unexplained aerial phenomena” — prompted the Navy to draft formal procedures for pilots to document encounters, a corrective measure that former officials say is long overdue.

    As first reported by POLITICO, these intrusions have been happening on a regular basis since 2014. Recently, unidentified aircraft have entered military-designated airspace as often as multiple times per month, Joseph Gradisher, spokesman for office of the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, told The Washington Post on Wednesday.





    In some cases, pilots — many of whom are engineers and academy graduates — claimed to observe small spherical objects flying in formation. Others say they’ve seen white, Tic Tac-shaped vehicles. Aside from drones, all engines rely on burning fuel to generate power, but these vehicles all had no air intake, no wind and no exhaust.

    “It’s very mysterious, and they still seem to exceed our aircraft in speed,” he said, calling it a “truly radical technology.”

    According to Mellon, awestruck and baffled pilots, concerned that reporting unidentified flying aircraft would adversely affect their careers, tended not to speak up. And when they did, he said, there was little interest in investigating their claims.

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    UFOs are very real. There are unidentified flying objects. Whether they're aliens, however, . . .
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    The infinity of the universe, coupled with the infinity of time, make contact with other intelligent life more than unlikely. But it's Out There.
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    You can always obtain Jacques Vallée's books.

    He puts the ETH, not Ethiopia but "Extra Terrestrial Hypothesis" in deep trouble!
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    Years ago (1962) I shared a pool with some NASA scientists in Bermuda-manning the telescope for space launches-and they had numerous stories about UFO's seen by pilots who they knew. They did not opine about what they were, merely that they were real. I'll go with the scientists.
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    CSI and its publication Skeptical Inquirer investigates these sightings and almost always or always identifies the phenomenon in question.
    "A beautiful theory killed by an ugly fact."
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    open mouth, insert hook
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pego View Post
    CSI and its publication Skeptical Inquirer investigates these sightings and almost always or always identifies the phenomenon in question.
    Exactly...it's an interesting story....curious what comes from it....but the idea it's aliens from 10s if not 100s of light years away is pretty fanciful...
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    Quote Originally Posted by dukehjsteve View Post
    The infinity of the universe, coupled with the infinity of time, make contact with other intelligent life more than unlikely. But it's Out There.
    We Klingons, well never mind....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Conor Dary View Post
    Exactly...it's an interesting story....curious what comes from it....but the idea it's aliens from 10s if not 100s of light years away is pretty fanciful...
    We Klingons respectfully disagree. LOL!!!
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