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I Could Tell You But Then You Would Have to be Destroyed by Me: The Pentagon’s Black World

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posted on Apr, 10 2010 @ 09:38 PM
Familiar now is the 5 + 1 stars. Special equates to black, Red White and Blue streamers refer to the Janer planes.

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This patch is from the Operations Group at Groom Lake. The collection of five white stars and one purple star is a reference to Groom Lake's nickname, "Area 51," and here represents the Special Projects Flight Test Squadron. The color purple echoes the colors of the Special Projects Flight Test Squadron patch. The wrench and screwdriver are symbols for aircraft maintenance units and activities. There is also a red star in the bird's eye, which may reference classified squadrons such as the "Red Hats" and "Red Eagles," which were charged with flying purloined Soviet MiGs at the secret base. Green footprints on the cloud symbolize the "Ghost Squadron" search and rescue team. Lightning coming from the cloud spells out the letters "EW" for "electronic warfare" and represents EW test units and activities at the base. The red-and-white and blue-and-white streamers on either side of the bi rd reference the colors of the Janet planes.

Penser hors limites is French for "Imagination without boundaries," or "To think beyond the boundaries."

[edit on 10-4-2010 by burntheships]
edit on Wed, 12 Jan 2011 09:20:37 -0600 by MemoryShock because: Insertion of Image.

posted on Apr, 10 2010 @ 10:08 PM
reply to post by burntheships

The latest Binnallofamerica is an interview with Bill and Nancy Birnes -- of UFO Hunters fame. They talk about the behind the scenes stuff of their UFO magazine as well.

Mainly scammers and then the government chasing the scammers. But hints of the military black world projects.

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 01:06 PM
Black Stratotankers

This patch comes from an unidentified air refueling squadron charged with supporting black aircraft projects. The object in the character's hand is a fuel boom from a tanker aircraft such as a KC-135 or a KC-10. The letters NKAWTG at the bottom of the image refer to the unofficial motto of the Air Force's tanker units: "No One Kicks Ass Without Tanker Gas."

Go to RAF Mildenhall on any day of the week and you will see a number of large grey-painted aircraft with a black square containing a white letter 'D' on their tails. These aircraft are the Boeing KC-135R Stratotankers assigned to the 351st Aerial Refuelling Squadron (ARS) of the 100th Air Refuelling Wing (ARW), one of the resident units at the base.

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 01:24 PM
Janet Planes

The white Boeing 737 with a red stripe down the fuselage refers to the fleet of aircraft known as the "Janet Fleet," because they use the call sign "Janet" in civilian airspace. This fleet of aircraft are operated by the Special Project Division of the EG&G company; the company's logo provides the backdrop for the smiling aircraft shown in the patch. The purpose of the Janet Fleet is to shuttle military and civilian workers to and from their jobs at secret military bases such as the Tonopah Test Range and Groom Lake. The Janet Fleet's headquarters is a terminal called "Gold Coast" at Las Vegas' McCarren Airport.

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 01:43 PM
Still classified Minotaur

Minotaur is a still-classified program undertaken by Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs division, the Skunk Works. Although Minotaur remains obscure, rumor holds that the airframe shares a "family resemblance" with another Skunk Works program called Minion and may have served as a technology demonstrator for that program.

Does this pertain to The Minotaur missile program?

October 2009

A flaw with the new Minotaur 4 rocket has led to an indefinite delay for the debut blastoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base, military officials said.
Lompoc Record

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 02:03 PM
Northrop Night Stalker II

There is no publicly available information about Northrop's "Night Stalker II" program. The numeral II suggests a "Night Stalker I," which remains equally obscure

Perhaps this from the mid 80's?

An early model, built around the CH-47D airframe brought into service with the Night Stalkers in the mid-eighties. Initially lacking many of the refinements added to later birds, many MH-47Ds have been steadily improved with better engine control systems, refueling probes. All of the 11 MH-47Ds once in the 160th SOAR inventory have now been upgraded to MH-47G standards.

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 02:15 PM
Seekers Flight Test

This patch is from the flight test of an unknown aircraft or system conducted by defense contractor Scaled Composites, based near Edwards Air Force Base in Mojave, California.

Scaled Composites became widely known in October of 2004 when the company won the "X-Prize" after launching its "Spaceship One" aircraft to an altitude above 328,000 feet twice in fourteen days.

The company does a significant amount of classified work for the Department of Defense. Jobs listings on Scaled Composites' web site indicate that the company prefers to hire workers in possession of a "DOD Secret Clearance."

Star Wars?

From 2003
Test Succsessful

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posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 02:51 PM
Advanced Technology Observation Platform

The letters ATOP on this patch stand for "Advanced Technology Observation Platform," whose first flight was on October 28, 1990.

The Latin phrase Furtim Vigilans translates as "Vigilance Through Stealth."

No further information about this patch or program is known. Officials at the Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base claim that the program depicted "isn't one of ours."

On October 28, 1990, a new aircraft made its first flight. It was not reported in Aviation Week, or indeed anywhere else, because it was secret - a black program. Now, apparently authentic patches have surfaced, thanks to the ever vigilant Flateric over at Secret Projects, identifying the Advanced Technology Observation Platform (ATOP).

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 04:43 PM
USAF Special Projects

The Air Force Special Projects Office was also the "A" Division of the National Reconnaissance Office, based at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California. The organization was charged with overseeing all Air Force satellite intelligence programs


posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 05:55 PM
Prowler, Desert Prowler
Alone and On The Prowl

Notice the Latin Numerals
IX - 9
XI - 11

This is one of two patches known to be associated with a black Lockheed Martin Skunk Works project named "Prowler" or "Desert Prowler." The project was active as of late 2005.

the Desert Prowler is not an immediate relative of the Polecat technology demonstrator tested in 2006. The latter incorporated advanced aerodynamic and structural features for a future long-range, very high-altitude UAV, while Desert Prowler is more conservative.
Aviation Week

posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 06:15 PM
Desert Prowler

A second patch associated with the classified "Desert Prowler" project. Again, the collection of five-plus-one stars may represent the classified operating location at Groom Lake, Nevada, also known as Area 51.

The meaning of the other symbols on this patch is unclear.


The 6th Joker's wraith image from the album cover was used on a flight test patch for the Lockheed Skunk Works' Black Ops Desert Prowler program. It features the wraith with added red eyes, surrounded by six stars with the words "Desert Prowler, Alone and on the Prowl."

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posted on Apr, 11 2010 @ 06:33 PM

Another patch from an obscure Scaled Composites project; the symbolism is unclear. The name Pete may refer to Scaled Composites test pilot Peter Siebold.


A little about Peter Siebold

posted on Apr, 27 2010 @ 07:49 AM
reply to post by burntheships

do only I notice the numbers the roman numerals on this patch make? As for the rest of the image, well I think I know what it represents.

posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 02:50 PM
Hey Bts ,thanks for the amazing thread,every post deserved a star my friend

I have a few new tattoo ideas now too.
some of them patches are amazing,infact they are all amazing!!!

i have another one or two in my pictures if you would like to have them??,i just dont know how to post them.
computers and i dont get on,lol


posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 04:24 PM
reply to post by johnny c

Thank you JohnnyC,

Yes, please do post the patches. I will send u2u with the posting method.
Tatoos, well there is a new idea for me, some of these would definitely make awesome tats.

posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 04:59 PM

TENCAP is an acronym for Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities, a collection of programs that involve developing tactical (battlefield) applications out of reconnaissance satellite capabilities (which are normally thought of as strategic).

"Special" almost invariably means "black" or highly classified. The phrase Oderint Dum Metuant is usually associated with Caligula, the first-century Roman emperor whose name became synonymous with depravity, madness, and tyranny. It translates as "Let them hate so long as they fear."

Also based at Groom Lake, the Special Projects Flight Test Squadron is the Air Force’s premier "black" squadron for testing classified prototype aircraft. The squadron’s mascot is a wizard. A collection of six stars (five plus one) on the patch is a reference to the unit’s operating location: the secret base known as Area 51. The sigma symbol in the wizard’s right hand is a reference to the ideal radar signature of a stealth aircraft: zero. On the right side of the patch, the falling globe references aluminum balls dropped from the sky to calibrate radar equipment. Lightning bolts, such as the one emanating from the wizard’s staff, often refer to electronic warfare. The aircraft in the lower right is probably a generic symbol representing flight testing. The sword at the bottom of the image refers to a recently declassified Boeing stealth demonstrator known as the "Bird of Prey": the handle on the sword approximates the shape of this prototype.

posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 06:00 PM

Originally posted by burntheships
The collection of 5+1 stars recalls the nickname Area 51, the Air Force's classified "operating location" at Groom Lake.

Bob Lazar's paycheck was from the NAVY, not the Air Force

China Lake is not Area 51, its the NAVY's test area in California

I am not so sure the 5 and the one indicates Area 51. Funny I thought I posted that in this thread Hmmm...must be in the NAVY thread..

symbol on the inside of the plane's cockpit shows a collection of five-plus-one stars. Image: USAF

Added: "Decal inside the cockpit of the formerly top secret TACIT BLUE "stealth" demonstrator"

Perhaps after this you will understand their ARE NO COINCIDENCES and its all part of the bigger picture...

Subaru of America, Inc., (SOA), is the exclusive United States marketer of Subaru products manufactured by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. of Japan. Headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., SOA serves nearly 600 dealers nationwide.

'SUBARU' is a Japanese word meaning 'unite', as well as a term identifying a cluster of six stars, which the Greeks called the Pleiades - part of the Taurus constellation.

Pleiades...imagine that...

Best known for its Subaru automobiles, FHI also manufactures commercial and military aircraft and aircraft parts, engines and machinery, buses and rolling stock.

FHI has four divisions that support each other in technological research and advancement:
- Aerospace: This division is a major contractor of aircraft, helicopters, target drones and related parts and services to the Defense Agency of Japan. Sales of the Aerospace Division are both commercial and defense-related. These products are marketed domestically to the Defense Agency as well as United States markets.

Brightest stars in Pleiades
A map of the Pleiades

The nine brightest stars of the Pleiades are named for the Seven Sisters of Greek mythology: Sterope, Merope, Electra, Maia, Taygete, Celaeno, and Alcyone, along with their parents Atlas and Pleione. As daughters of Atlas, the Hyades were sisters of the Pleiades. The English name of the cluster itself is of Greek origin, though of uncertain etymology. Suggested derivations include: from πλεîν plein, to sail, making the Pleiades the "sailing ones"

Other notable names of Pleiades include:
(al-Thurayya) in Arabic
Subaru in Japanese
Matariki in Maori
Kṛttikā in Sanskrit


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posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 06:20 PM

Originally posted by burntheships
USAF Special Projects

The Air Force Special Projects Office was also the "A" Division of the National Reconnaissance Office, based at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California. The organization was charged with overseeing all Air Force satellite intelligence programs


Now that one's just plain creepy!!

Great thread!!!!

posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 06:26 PM

So if UFOs/Aliens "don't exist" and are just swamp gas and weather balloons like they keep telling us, why would the military put one on a patch?

Good find Esoteric!

posted on Sep, 22 2010 @ 06:37 PM
Nice Thread. I like seeing all of the different types of patches. There area many different military patches that can be seen on the Internet, yet few of them have explanations of what they signify.

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