Congress Set To Hold First Public Hearing on UFOs in More Than 50 Years

Congress will hold its first public hearing on UFOs in more than 50 years on Tuesday, May 17.  Led by Indiana Democrat Rep. Andre Carson, the hearing will primarily focus on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs) as well as the Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group (AOIMSG); a new organization created by the Pentagon whose primary objective is identification of unidentified aerial phenomena, especially ones found near US military installations.  Ronald S. Moultrie, undersecretary of defense for intelligence and security, and Scott W. Bray, deputy director of naval intelligence, will testify before the House Intelligence Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation Subcommittee and provide transparency on the AOIMSG, UAPs, and national security concerns, among other related topics.  The hearing comes as a result of heightened concern from US officials about UAPs and the overall disorganized and ineffective response to them. The last Congressional hearing on UFOs was in 1969, following the Air Force’s completion of Project Blue Book — a systematic study of UFOs that found that 701 of the 12,618 UFO sightings investigated between 1947 and 1969 remained unidentified. Currently, more than 140 UFO sightings since 2004 remain unexplained.  “The American people expect and deserve their leaders in government…

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Congress Set To Hold First Public Hearing on UFOs in More Than 50 Years

Updated: May 11, 2022 — 10:26 pm