MoD won’t investigate UFOs but admits not seeing classified US report on safety threats

UFO investigator Nick Pope is taking his old government department to task (Picture: Channel 5/Getty Images) The UK refuses to re-open its investigations into UFOs, despite not having had sight of a classified US intelligence report warning of dangers they pose to aeroplanes. Ministry of Defence (MoD) officials say it’s pointless, as they’ve never observed any kind of military threat to the country from unidentifiable flying objects. The US is taking the issue much more seriously, with the Pentagon launching a special taskforce to investigate reports of UFOs in restricted airspace. A highly anticipated military report in June said there were still lots of unanswered questions about UAP (unidentified aerial phenomena). It warned they ‘threaten flight safety’ and may pose a challenge to US national security. Five days later, the House of Lords had a discussion, in which Baroness Goldie, a Minister of State at the MoD, declined to re-open investigations – having closed its UFO desk in 2009. She told peers she noted the contents of the US intelligence report but said the phenomenon poses no threat and that UK air defences are adequate. But now, Metro.co.uk can reveal the MoD never actually got a chance to see the…

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MoD won’t investigate UFOs but admits not seeing classified US report on safety threats

Updated: December 22, 2021 — 9:26 am