December 1, 2021

Department Of Defense Announces UFO Task Force

The Department of Defense introduced a UFO activity pressure to research unidentified flying objects in restricted air area and decide whether or not or not they pose a risk.

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks introduced the Airborne Object Identification and Administration Synchronization Group on Tuesday. The group will “to assess, and as appropriate, mitigate any associated threats to safety of flight and national security.”

The brand new activity pressure will succeed the Navy’s Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. Task Force, which was created in August of 2020. Congress authorized a price range for a report about unidentified autos restricted in December as a part of the coronavirus aid invoice. 

The group’s formation follows the June 2021 report involving UAP. Solely one among 144 UAP instances was recognized since 2004. Some concerned unexplained objects that traveled at uncommon speeds and flight patterns, suggesting superior expertise.

Practically all incidents investigated stay unexplained, however the division didn’t discover any proof they got here from area. And whereas their origin stays unknown, they’re genuine.

“Incursions by any airborne object into our SUA pose safety of flight and operations security concerns, and may pose national security challenges,” the division stated in an announcement. “DOD takes reports of incursions — by any airborne object, identified or unidentified — very seriously, and investigates each one.” 

The duty pressure will roll out extra particulars within the coming weeks.