posted on Jul, 3 2018 @ 09:17 PM
originally posted by: Zaphod58
We've never had a thread removed at the request of the government. There was an incident where a picture was posted, and the poster got a call,
basically saying, "don't do that again". The picture posted was an unclassified system, being mounted on a new platform, but it hadn't been publicly
Okay. I'm back today from a long weekend. I can answer a few questions right away. My cousin says he and his girlfriend (now wife) were hired as
sub-contractors and didn't sign any papers other than detailing their wages, working conditions and dangers they might face and some life, health and
dental insurance information. No "Secret Stuff" warnings, secrecy oaths or anything else was given to them to sign. When they got there he said he was
warned by the head contractor not to go off-base for any reason because of landmines, kidnappers, bandits and general warfare and local dislike of the
US personnel in Iraq. They barely saw or interacted with military officers of any sort and only a few of the fellow sub-contractors "cavorted" with
the enlisted personnel. They were hired to cook and serve food, clean and sanitize the place and that's all! It also looks like it was exclusively my
cousin who took all the pictures with his Razr phone and not his enlisted buddy.
I already have a few of the photos which definitely need cleaning up because of haze, slightly out-of-focus and some contrast issues. I can fix that
up to a point.
I can say that of the five photos I've received one of them -definitely has something interesting- it actually does kinda look like that F-19 image
except the wing isn't curved but follows front-to-back a thick tapered wing that's only mildly delta-shaped. It actually looks more like the X-15
rocket plane with those flared chines like the SR71 spy plane has but the rear part that thickens and forms a very thick and narrow delta-wing. It
definitely has canted-inward tail fins and the interesting thing about it is the forward canopy with lifts up from the front and not the rear! The
canopy tips upward from the front where the front-of-canopy is hinged!
The front of the aircraft looks almost identical to the Black Window YF-23 so much so that it looks like they sawed off the front of the YF-23 and
glued it to a tapered delta-wing X-15 rocket plane, so I would have to guess this is a Northrup-built project? It looks a dark charcoal gray and not a
true black color. I don't see any canards and I can't even see ailerons! How does this thing fly? Is it a rocket plane or a glider? I think I can see
two large vertically-spaced rocket-like nozzles that look like smaller versions of the X-15's nozzles and I think I see a smaller rocket-like nozzles
set on either side more into the thick narrow delta wing portion of the craft. That's means there seems to be four nozzles in total with two large
ones most likely for pure thrust and two smaller ones for use as steering nozzles?
On the first five photos is a C5A Galaxy parked near a row of 40 foot commercial-looking shipping containers near a building that is hard to tell
whether it's a hangar or a simple warehouse. The angle of view is an overhead view about 60 degrees slant onto a row of humvees parked in front of the
containers and the "F-19" looks like it is on a metal cradle that's parked or set on the ground behind the containers near a hangar-like building. The
containers and C5A seem to hide the craft from view by anyone else. I don't see any "baseball fencing" just containers, some humvees, a parked C5A and
a building wall. This thing would -just barely fit- inside of a C5A Galaxy! I can definitely tell this is taken from a roof at, my guess, around 50
feet high off the ground!
I will wait until I have all the photos and clean them up before posting them here. It looks like my cousin has actually delivered something decent
but I'm not sure if it's anything really significant though. It doesn't look like anything truly modern and outer-spacish and looks more like
something from the 1960's IMHO! I also don't see any XB-70-like carrier craft but I don't have all the photos yet. We'll see about the rest but it
does look a bit more promising than last week! I'll try to get the photos up by Thursday July 5 but it may be as late as Friday July 6. Sorry I can't
go any faster than that. Photo cleanup takes time and I do have a family life.
edit on 2018-7-3 by PhotonicsTechnologist because: sp.