The Pentagon said in a statement that Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norvist approved the establishment of an unnamed Ariel Phenomena (UAP) task force (UAPTF), which would come under the Navy.
“The Department of Defense established the UAPTF, and established the UAPF to gain an understanding of the nature and origin of the UAP,” the Pentagon said. The task force’s mission is to locate, analyze, and catalog UAPs that can potentially create currency. Threat to American National Security. ”
“The Department of Defense and the Military Department take our training range or designated airspace by unauthorized aircraft very seriously and examine every report. This includes examinations of events that are initially reported as UAP when the observer cannot immediately identify what he or she is seeing. ”
The agency first confirmed that it operated a program in 2017 to identify UFOs.
The formation of the task force follows the release of videos from the Department of Defense (DoD) of encounters between US pilots and UFOs in April, noting that explanations for flying objects or aircraft are unclear.
Bipartisan lawmakers have long pushed for the creation of a body to study UFOs with former Sen. Harry reidHarry Mason Readpantagon formed Task Force to investigate military force when Kamala Harris makes history – as a Western McConnell coronovirus gets out of hand on relief bill (D-Nev.) Is emerging as the prime mover.
“America needs to take a serious, scientific look at this and any possible national security implications. The American people deserve to be notified, ”he tweeted in April after the UFO footage was released.
I’m glad the Pentagon is finally releasing this footage, but it only scratches the surface of research and available material. The US needs to take a serious, scientific look at this and any possible national security implications. The American people should be informed. https://t.co/1XNduvmP0u
– Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) 27 April 2020