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The newly launched Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group, or AOIMSG, will work with other federal departments and agencies “to detect, identify and attribute objects of interest” and “mitigate any associated threats to safety of flight and national security,” Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks said in a letter to senior leadership Tuesday.
Hicks had previously expressed concern about the findings of a UAP report released by the DOD in June. The report identified 143 UAP incidents that officials said were unable to be explained after being analyzed by a UAP task force overseen by the secretary of the Navy.
Hicks told senior leadership at the time that the report “confirmed that the scope of UAP activity expands significantly beyond the purview of the Secretary of the Navy,” requiring much broader support by other federal entities. By expanding those involved, the DOD should receive reports of UAP observations within two weeks of an occurrence, she said.
The DOD report cited “a handful” of unexplained sightings that suggested evidence of potential “breakthrough” technology. It examined incidents reported by U.S. government sources, mostly military aviators, over nearly two decades.
“Some UAP appeared to remain stationary in winds aloft, move against the wind, maneuver abruptly, or move at considerable speed, without discernible means of propulsion,” the DOD’s report said of the UAP. “In a small number of cases, military aircraft systems processed radio frequency (RF) energy associated with UAP sightings.”
From another source, sounds like this group will be made up of both military and intel people.
The big picture: The announcement follows a widely anticipated report released in June that found 143 sightings of unexplained objects.
The report found no evidence that aliens were responsible for the sightings. Source is Axios:
The Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group will "detect, identify and attribute objects of interests" in restricted airspace, per the Defense Department's announcement.
The office was commissioned by Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks with the help of the Director of National Intelligence.
It will be made up of both intelligence agency members and military members.
What they're saying: "Incursions by any airborne object into our [restricted airspace] pose safety of flight and operations security concerns, and may pose national security challenges. DOD takes reports of incursions — by any airborne object, identified or unidentified — very seriously, and investigates each one," the announcement said.
What's next: The Pentagon said it will release more guidance in the coming weeks about how the group will be organized and what the office will be responsible for.edit on 24pm30pm5091 by data5091 because: insertion.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: data5091
My inside sources in the Pentagon are calling this new unit the
One of those "more than 100 incidents of unidentified aerial phenomena." that the previous group couldn't explain looked exactly like a batman balloon. I wonder if the new group will have any better "luck" with that or some of the other more obvious reports like Corbell's "pyramid" which was just an out of focus aircraft. I also wonder if we are being played, since it's hard to believe analysts couldn't identify a batman balloon.
originally posted by: data5091
The Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization was formed after officials could not explain more than 100 incidents of unidentified aerial phenomena.
They have no reason to tell me BS
originally posted by: Direne
a reply to: Justoneman
They have no reason to tell me BS
Sure. Actually, what they are telling you is that they saw a platform or vehicle that they never saw before, and hence that they couldn't identify it. But the vehicle or platform they saw can belong to another service, another gov organization, another program, another project of which they have no right to know.
They just have to see and correctly identify the threats they were trained to identify.
it is not officially acknowledged
The pilot who made the FLIR video said he never had eyes on it and only saw the images on his screen, not the actual object.
originally posted by: Justoneman
a reply to: Arbitrageur
If my fellow veterans tell me they saw a UFO and also have footage, I will go to the wall and back with them over that data.