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“U.S. covers up UFO landing at NATO base, says book”
To summarize briefly, radar picked up the craft over the weapons storage area and followed it to the southeast, where the task of identification was handed over to the KC-135 commander. The KC-135 crew picked it up visually and on radar. Taylor, in his statement to Cahill, never once called the craft a helicopter, but called it "a UFO" and an "object." He said that their speed was about 200 knots, and in each attempt to close with the object, "it would speed away from us." Taylor added that when they were heading back to Wurtsmith, "we turned back in the direction of the UFO, and it really took off... doing approximately 1,000 knots."
One thousand knots! Certainly no helicopter ever built could do such a thing.[Quote]
"Wurtsmith and Others" - 1975
Information on the Loring AFB incident, October 27, 1975.
1975-Loring Air Force Base UFO Sightings
One of the best documented cases of UFOs at a military installation is the Loring Air Force Base UFO sightings in 1975. The case began at 7:45 P.M. on October 27, 1975. Staff Sergeant Danny K. Lewis, who was assigned to hidden weapons, was on duty when he noticed an unidentified flying object about 300 feet above the ground. The craft, with a red navigation light, was coming from the north. Lewis was shocked when the unknown craft entered Loring's official airspace.
As Lewis was watching the UFO, Staff Sergeant James P. Sampley of the 2192nd Communications Squadron was handling the duties at the base control tower. He got a radar return from the UFO, and calculated it at 10 or more miles east-northeast of the base. Sampley's orders in case of a UFO were to hail the craft through all military and civilian radio bands, which he did. There would be no response from the unknown object. He continued to monitor the return on his screen as the UFO began to circle the base. Ultimately, it moved to within 300 yards of the nuclear storage area, which of course, was highly restricted..
The UFO would continue to fly around the Loring field for forty more minutes, before if left its course, and took off in the direction of Grand Falls, New Brunswick. At about 12 miles distance from Loring, it left the radar screens.
UFO comes back second night:
Inconceivably, the very next night at the same exact time, the UFO was back. Lewis was again manning the radar screen, along with Sergeants Blakeslee and Long. The UFO was coming from north of the base, at 3,000 feet. It came to within 3 miles of Loring, sporting orange, red, and white flashing lights. Lewis, Blakeslee, and Long all saw the UFO, and Lewis again reported the object to Loring command.
The Wing Commander went to the nuclear storage area to see the object for himself. He corroborated the sighting of the three officers in the radar room. Tonight though, there would be not one, but two UFOs. A second unknown object was observed by Sergeant Steven Eickner, and others. The group reported an object which was cigar-shaped with lights of orange and red. This second UFO was seen to simply hover in mid-air. Its lights would blink out, and then the object would reappear over the base runway, about 150 feet altitude.
Pentagon UFO Study Examined UFO Activity at Nuclear Missile Sites Says Former U.S. Senator Harry Reid
During an interview with KLAS-TV investigative reporter George Knapp, former U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) acknowledged that among the UFO cases scrutinized by the newly-revealed Pentagon UFO project were those involving UFO incursions at U.S. Air Force ICBM sites.
In an email to me, Knapp said that the specific incidents studied were the so-called “Northern Tier” cases, occurring at Strategic Air Command bases in October and November 1975.
Those events have long been a matter of public record via documents released to researchers using the Freedom of Information Act in 1977.
The files, together with testimony from USAF veterans interviewed by myself and others, confirm a series of sightings by security personnel of anomalous aerial objects maneuvering near ICBM sites operated by Malmstrom AFB, Montana, as well as at nuclear Weapons Storage Areas (WSAs) at Loring AFB, Maine, and Wurtsmith AFB, Michigan.
One NORAD log entry pertaining to Malmstrom said that several UFOs were observed above Minuteman missile sites over a several-hour period on November 7th; one of them was described as an “orange white disc object”. According to the logs, as many as nine UFOs were tracked on radar and pursued, unsuccessfully, by F-106 fighters. As a result of this incident, as well as those at Loring and Wurtsmith, the Pentagon placed its entire nuclear force on a heightened alert status known as a Security Option 3.
Actually, the Northern Tier cases are just the proverbial tip of the iceberg. Other declassified documents reveal ongoing UFO activity at nuclear weapons sites over a several-decade period, including incidents at the Los Alamos and Sandia laboratories, in New Mexico; the Hanford and Savannah River plutonium-production plants, in Washington State and South Carolina; weapons test areas in Nevada and the Pacific; and ICBM test ranges at Vandenberg AFB, California, and Cape Canaveral, Florida..