The tapes weren’t supposed to be released to the public but they were. Now that the genie is out of the bottle, the United States Navy decided not to try to deny the obvious.
Government officials admit they have no idea what the objects were that were captured on video by F-18 pilots. All they can say is that nothing at all was supposed to be there and whatever it was seems to move in ways that physics can’t account for.
According to security researchers at The Black Vault, the videos “may have been improperly released by a former Pentagon employee.” It was kind of an accident. He was compiling a database on unmanned aerial vehicles. He got permission to share the material only for use by other government officials.
Somehow, three videos ended up at the New York Times. The videos seem to show Navy pilots flying along with something that has no wings. At hyper-sonic speed. With no visible engine or sign of propulsion equipment. The objects move so fast that the radar tracking system can’t follow them as they laterally shift position in 100 mile per hour winds.
The Navy officially calls them “unidentified aerial phenomena.” One of the incidents happened in 2004. Unidentified objects “appeared suddenly at 80,000 feet, and then hurtled toward the sea, eventually stopping at 20,000 feet and hovering.” After that, the New York Times reports, “they either dropped out of radar range or shot straight back up.”
Another clip from 2015 shows video and audio from a pair of fighter pilots. “My gosh! They’re all going against the wind.,” answered by “Look at that thing, dude!”
Apparently, it happens all the time. The Navy isn’t happy one bit that something was in their restricted airspace. “This is all about frequent incursions into our training ranges by UAPs,” Navy spokesperson Joe Gradisher notes. “Those incursions present a safety hazard to the safe flight of our aviators and the security of our operations.”
Since the videos are already out there and impossible to explain, the Navy isn’t trying. Instead they’re asking for help. “The only way to find out what those UAP are, Gradisher said, “is to encourage trainees to report them when they see them.”
Maybe they’re here to stop Godzilla.
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