The Defense Department released video footage of a UFO encounter that occurred in 2004. Planes from the USS Nimitiz Carrier Group patrolling off the coast of southern California. This story was broken by the New York Times, as they investigated a program within the DOD (named the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program), that ran from 2007-2012 which studied UFO’s to make a threat assessment about these types of incursions.
- 2 Navy Airmen and an Object That ‘Accelerated Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen’ – New York Times – By Helene Cooper, Leslie Kean and Ralph Blumenthal – Dec. 16, 2017
- Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program – New York Times – By Helene Cooper, Leslie Kean and Ralph Blumenthal – Dec. 16, 2017
- On the Trail of a Secret Pentagon U.F.O. Program – By Ralph Blumenthal
Original Footage From the Pentagon
Luis Elizondo Director of the Defense Department’s Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program interview on CNN.
Navy Commander gives his account of incident on Fox News.