has all but acknowledged
they are actively investigating
The government has all but acknowledged they are actively investigating UAPs, which suggests the phenomenon may be more than clandestine international or geopolitical military intrigue. Maybe they really don't know (sic) what's going on...
The website The War Zone is in the process of gathering hazard reports from the United States Air Force and the Navy.
Their data, compiled from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, suggests that last year Navy pilots reported a surge in UAP encounters along the East Coast.
The hazard reports are dense in technical language and don't exactly flow like Close Encounter of the Third Kind, but they do establish that,
Renewed interest in this subject has now made its way to Capitol Hill too, as last week the Senate Intelligence Committee voted in favor of mandating U.S. intelligence agencies and the Defense Department to disclose all records related to UAPs, including any "sensitive" information.
The measure hasn't been adopted by the full Senate yet.
Most UFO/UAP theorists believe the true 'family jewels' of classified information on extraterrestrials to be among the most closely and tightly held national security secrets.
However, slowly but surely, the contours of the mystery are coming into sharper focus.
Twenty-five new hazard reports obtained by The War Zone provide more encounters of anomalies. However, these accounts are, again, dry and fairly non-specific about the actual UAPs in question.
The War Zone, as well as fellow FOIA maven John Greenwald of The Black Vault, seems to suggest that the volume and presentation of records is being distorted.
...25 reports over six years seems curiously low to some researchers.
According to The Black Vault, the reason may be that there are secret backchannel classified systems that bypass standard reporting protocols, making them invulnerable to FOIA requests.
On June 24, 2020, The Black Vault disclosed "off the record" comments by Major Malinda Singleton, a spokesperson for the Air Force who had been designated as a UAP media contact.
Speaking to Susan Gough, spokesperson for the Pentagon, Singleton issued two side notes that she did not intend to be read by the public.
Singleton also wrote:
According to The War Zone, this last comment confirms the widespread knowledge of UAPs in the DoD but, more importantly, the previous comment suggests an archive of UAP information that is subject to authorization up the chain-of-command.
John Greenwald of The Black Vault writes,
Of particular import to Greenwald is that,
So, in a sense, we're back to where we started.
The government has acknowledged interest in UAPs and we can read some (likely redacted) reports, but the real juicy stuff is probably still classified.
The War Zone claims it is in the midst of continued investigations into this material that they believe will further illuminate UAP/UFO encounters.
In the future, the widespread use of advanced radars, like the Infrared Search and Track Systems, could help to document new UAP cases.