web analytics

UFOs are real

Written By: - Date published: 3:44 pm, April 30th, 2020 - 24 comments
Categories: Deep stuff, uncategorized - Tags:

As if this year has not been strange enough the United States Pentagon has pretty well acknowledged the existence of Unidentified Flying Objects with the official release of video captured by US Air Force planes.

The videos had been previously released but it is not until this week that they were confirmed to be from official sources. Here they are.

From the Guardian:

The Pentagon on Monday released three declassified videos that show US navy pilots encountering what appear to be unidentified flying objects.

The grainy videos, which the Pentagon says depict “unexplained aerial phenomena”, were previously leaked, with some believing they show alien UFOs.

The Pentagon said it released the footage to “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”, a statement on the Department of Defense website said.

“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 statement said.Advertisement

The videos had been “circulating in the public domain after unauthorized releases in 2007 and 2017”, the statement said, adding that “the aerial phenomena observed in the videos remain characterized as ‘unidentified’”.

And there may be more evidence, much more.

What next?

24 comments on “UFOs are real ”

  1. Ken 1

    They'll be back for the harvest.

  2. Dennis Frank 2

    I gather, from various media reports of the twitterstorm, that the Pentagon got instructed to provide a major distraction to refocus public & media attention away from the pandemic.

    The Trump admin must be paranoid that someone will notice the USA casualty rate is running about triple the next most infected country. A headline saying so could appear! Trump could be blamed.

    Well, so the theory goes…

  3. Phil 3

    "the department [of Defense] 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"

    Or to put it in English: we don't know exactly what it is, but we know enough to say it's definitively not a technological "alien" craft.

    • Dennis Frank 3.1

      They forgot the standard explanation: weather balloons. Typical Trumpist amateurs, can't get anything right…

    • McFlock 3.2

      For one thing, they know the relative speeds, angles, and distances of observed object and observing aircraft, so how much of the apparent movement is parallax vs real movement.

      • weka 3.2.1

        would be nice if they explained what we are looking at then.

        • Phil 3.2.1.1

          I'm willing to wager that at least one of them is 'some shit that got stuck on the camera lens'

        • McFlock 3.2.1.2

          They tend to minimise information releases on the grounds of operational security, and they might not technically know what the things are anyway.

          Also, the UFO hype has always been good cover for actual secret projects for extreme aircraft development – stealth, speed, and altitude vehicles. For every one who posits an accurate picture of the hypersecret hypersonic successor to the SR71, ten people will argue "aliens".

        • FB 3.2.1.3

          There's a very reasonable sounding explanation here:

          https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/navy-videos-showing-ufos-not-aliens

  4. mac1 4

    It's plain that these are mocked up videos for the simple reason that no self-respecting USAF pilot would call another "dude"?

    "Hey, dude, like there's a kind of enemy aircraft about to shoot your arse off, so, like, split, dude!”

    • I Feel Love 4.1

      Heh, I dunno about that, I recall those videos from Bush JRs war where they sound like surfer frat guys sending thousands of bullets into unarmed people yahhooing etc.

  5. georgecom 5

    looks to me either like Venus, light refracting from a weather balloon or swamp gas

  6. JohnSelway 6

    Saying “unexplained flying objects” = aliens is a contradiction.

    essentially you’re saying “I can’t explain it therefore I can explain it”

    unexplained means just that – unexplained

  7. Adrian 7

    Almost 50 years ago I saw what could be called a UFO and subsequently talking to other locals who admitted seeing similar phenomena over the ensuing years. The curious thing was that most of them appeared to be around or followed earthquake faultlines of which Marlborough, as we discovered during the Kaikoura quake, has a disproportinatly large number.

    Two of the most famous sightings have appeared in this area, the Kaikoura UFOs and the Moreland sighting in the early 60s and there are heaps more but most never reported them as they didn't wish to get treated like poor Mrs Moreland..

    As during most quakes there are reports of huge electrical discharges that light up the sky got me to wondering if there was any connection and I have always wished that I had enough time and money to do a proper study, but the problem being that when I have the time I don't have the money and when I have the money ….

  8. Adrian 8

    Thanks for that link Andre. 25 years or so ago I read a report on research at UCLA on crushing at huge pressure rock samples mined from the San Andreas fault and they found small ball lightning discharges moving above the surface of the samples tracking the fractures in the samples just before they collapsed. I haven,t been able to find any mention of it since.

    Some of the stories here in Marlborough are fascinating and pretty much all on fault lines.

Recent Comments

Recent Posts

  • Tokelau Language Week reminds us to stay united and strong
    Staying strong in the face of challenges and being true to our heritage and languages are key to preserving our cultural identity and wellbeing, is the focus of the 2020 Tokelau Language Week. Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio, says this year’s theme, ‘Apoapo tau foe, i nā tāfea ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 days ago
  • NZ announces a third P-3 deployment in support of UN sanctions
    The Government has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion (P-3) maritime patrol aircraft to support the implementation of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions imposing sanctions against North Korea, announced Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters and Minister of Defence Ron Mark. “New Zealand has long supported ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    1 week ago
  • Pacific trade and development agreement a reality
    Pacific regional trade and development agreement PACER Plus will enter into force in 60 days now that the required eight countries have ratified it. Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker welcomed the announcement that the Cook Islands is the eighth nation to ratify this landmark agreement. “The agreement represents ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Securing a pipeline of teachers
    The Government is changing its approach to teacher recruitment as COVID-19 travel restrictions continue, by boosting a range of initiatives to get more Kiwis into teaching. “When we came into Government, we were faced with a teacher supply crisis,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. “Over the past three years, we ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Border exceptions for a small number of international students with visas
    The Government has established a new category that will allow 250 international PhD and postgraduate students to enter New Zealand and continue their studies, in the latest set of border exceptions. “The health, safety and wellbeing of people in New Zealand remains the Government’s top priority. Tight border restrictions remain ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • First COVID-19 vaccine purchase agreement signed
    The Government has signed an agreement to purchase 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccines – enough for 750,000 people – from Pfizer and BioNTech, subject to the vaccine successfully completing all clinical trials and passing regulatory approvals in New Zealand, say Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods and Health Minister Chris Hipkins. ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • International statement – End-to-end encryption and public safety
    We, the undersigned, support strong encryption, which plays a crucial role in protecting personal data, privacy, intellectual property, trade secrets and cyber security.  It also serves a vital purpose in repressive states to protect journalists, human rights defenders and other vulnerable people, as stated in the 2017 resolution of the ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Ministry of Defence Biodefence Assessment released
    The Ministry of Defence has today released a Defence Assessment examining Defence’s role across the spectrum of biological hazards and threats facing New Zealand. Biodefence: Preparing for a New Era of Biological Hazards and Threats looks at how the NZDF supports other agencies’ biodefence activities, and considers the context of ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • New Approaches to Economic Challenges: Confronting Planetary Emergencies: OECD 9 October 2020
    New Approaches to Economic Challenges: Confronting Planetary Emergencies: OECD 9 October 2020 Hon David Parker’s response following Thomas Piketty and Esther Duflo. Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening, wherever in the world you might be. I first acknowledge the excellent thought provoking speeches of Thomas Piketty and Esther ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Kaipara Moana restoration takes next step
    A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed today at Waihāua Marae between the Crown, local iwi and councils to protect, restore and enhance the mauri of Kaipara Moana in Northland. Environment Minister David Parker signed the document on behalf of the Crown along with representatives from Ngā Maunga Whakahī, Ngāti ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • New Zealand and Uruguay unite on reducing livestock production emissions
    Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor and Uruguayan Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries Carlos María Uriarte have welcomed the launch of a three-year project that will underpin sustainable livestock production in Uruguay, Argentina, and Costa Rica.  The project called ‘Innovation for pasture management’ is led by Uruguay’s National Institute of Agricultural ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • 3100 jobs created through marae upgrades
    Hundreds of marae throughout the country will be upgraded through investments from the Provincial Growth Fund’s refocused post COVID-19 funding to create jobs and put money into the pockets of local tradespeople and businesses, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta have announced. “A total ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Health volunteers recognised in annual awards
    Health Minister Chris Hipkins has announced 9 teams and 14 individuals are the recipients of this year’s Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.  “The health volunteer awards celebrate and recognise the thousands of dedicated health sector volunteers who give many hours of their time to help other New Zealanders,” Mr Hipkins ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Community COVID-19 Fund supports Pacific recovery
    The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Aupito William Sio says a total of 264 groups and individuals have successfully applied for the Pacific Aotearoa Community COVID-19 Recovery Fund, that will support Pacific communities drive their own COVID-19 recovery strategies, initiatives, and actions. “I am keen to see this Fund support Pacific ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    2 weeks ago
  • Community benefits from Māori apprenticeships
    Up to 50 Māori apprentices in Wellington will receive paid training to build houses for their local communities, thanks to a $2.75 million investment from the Māori Trades and Training Fund, announced Employment Minister Willie Jackson today. “This funding will enable Ngāti Toa Rangatira Incorporated to provide its Ngā Kaimahi ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 weeks ago
  • Training fund supports Māori jobseekers
    Rapidly growing sectors will benefit from a $990,000 Māori Trades and Training Fund investment which will see Wellington jobseekers supported into work, announced Employment Minister Willie Jackson today. “This funding will enable Sapphire Consultants Ltd. to help up to 45 Māori jobseekers into paid training initiatives over two years through ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 weeks ago
  • Ruakura Inland Port development vital infrastructure for Waikato
    The Government is investing $40 million to develop an inland port at Ruakura which will become a freight super-hub and a future business, research and residential development for the Waikato, Urban Development and Transport Minister Phil Twyford, and Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced today. The funding has been has ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 weeks ago
  • Appointments made to Defence Expert Review Group
    Defence Minister Ron Mark announced today the establishment of an Expert Review Group to review a number of aspects of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) structure, information management and record-keeping processes.  The Expert Review Group’s work arises out of the first recommendation from the Report of the Government’s Inquiry ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 weeks ago
  • No active community cases of COVID-19
    There are no active community cases of COVID-19 remaining in the country after the last people from the recent outbreak have recovered from the virus, Health Minister Chris Hipkins said today. “This is a big milestone. New Zealanders have once again through their collective actions squashed the virus. The systems ...
    BeehiveBy beehive.govt.nz
    3 weeks ago