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Unidentified Submerged Objects or USOs are any objects or optical phenomenon seen in the water which are of unknown origin and cannot be identified even after being thoroughly investigated. These Unidentified Submerged Objects are seen by most ufologists and investigators as a phenomenon the same as or similar to UFOs, Unidentified Flying Objects, the difference being they are seen traveling under or entering or leaving a body of water. Most USO sightings are of a "typical" UFO emerging from the water, and are not seen or classified as a separate phenomenon by most people. Although identifying and dispelling unidentified flying objects has typically been important to militaries as a national security, the relatively rare USO sightings, compared to UFO sightings have never been reported as a national threat or caused the sensation that typical UFO sightings often have. Ranging is size and shape the most common USO sightings are of disk shapped or cylindrical shapped objects. Traveling at speeds far exceeding any earth based underwater craft these objects typically travel anywhere between 150 and 500 knots when submerged. Some of these objects have even been reported as traveling at much higher speeds. The most famous USO sighting was in 1967 at Shag Harbour, Canada
What is AUTEC? AUTEC stands for the Atlantic Undersea Test And Evaluation Center. This may not mean much to the average person out there. Let me explain. AUTEC is a government facility that deals with undersea testing. I am sure most of you have heard of Area 51, but in case you haven't, that is another government facility that is top secret and is said to house top secret aircraft and ufos. Why do I mention this? The reason that I had to mention Area 51 is that AUTEC is said to be the Area 51 of the ocean. Many people believe that not only are there new types of undersea craft being tested there, but that there are also ufos and usos there. Usos are unidentified submerged objects and are thought to be ufos that are under the water.
In 1989 the aircraft carrier USS Midway was on a tour of duty in the Indian Ocean. On a mission in the Gulf of Oman, the Combat Direction Center (CDC) watch officer and his crew were electronically monitoring the positions and movement of all surface contacts to ensure a safety margin of three miles or more from any potentially hostile vessels. Suddenly the officer spotted three strong blips (contacts) on his radar screen grouped in a triangular formation. On the second sweep of the radar screen the officer was stunned to see that the contacts had moved a considerable distance in a remarkably short period of time. While this CDC group’s mission is to monitor and track ocean surface contacts, low flying aircraft are also periodically picked up on their low angled radar. These contacts however, were moving faster then any aircraft the officer or his crew had ever observed. The next unnerving thought to occur to the CDC officer, was that these were missiles. The officer checked with the airborne detection group within the CDC and they responded that they weren’t picking up or tracking anything at all. There were no contact blips flashing on their screens.
Originally posted by -Blackout-
Besides the Shag Harbour incident, have their been any other popular and well noted USO incidents?
Shag Harbour is the only one that I can think of off hand.