The USG and UAP – the way forward, and what it means to civilian UAP researchers

BackgroundIn the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF) Preliminary Assessment Report there is mention of a UAP Collection Strategy; a UAP Research and Development Technical Roadmap, and a UAP Program Plan. Scattered throughout the report, and elsewhere, are clues at to what each of these will entail.https://www.dni.gov/index.php/newsroom/press-releases/press-releases-2021/item/2223-UAPUAP Collection StrategyThe report stated that:”Limited data and inconsistency in reporting are key challenges to evaluating UAP.”Also that:”Sociocultural stigma and sensor limitations remain obstacles to collecting data.”Solutions include:”The UAPTF is currently working to acquire additional reporting, including from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and has begun receiving data from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA.)”Although USAF data collection has been limited historically, the USAF began a six-month pilot program in November 2020 to collect in the most likely areas to encounter UAP and is evaluating how to normalize future collection reporting…” Comment: Although we were aware that the United States Navy had issued guidelines for reporting UAP, to its personnel; until this Report came out, we were not aware that the USAF was supplying data to the UAPTF.”The FAA captures data related to UAP during the normal course of managing air traffic operations. The FAA generally ingests this data when pilots and other airspace users report…

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The USG and UAP – the way forward, and what it means to civilian UAP researchers

Updated: July 10, 2021 — 10:26 pm