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by Hugo Daniels and Emily Saul             December 31, 2017            (thesun.co.uk)

• Retired Navy Commander, David Fravor, 53, was flying one of a pair of fighter jets on a routine training mission about 100 miles into the Pacific ocean off San Diego in 2004, an incident which has become the subject of a Department of Defense cockpit video released to the public in mid-December, causing a furor in the UFO and scientific world. Fravor and his wingman were diverted by the Navy cruiser the USS Princeton to check out an object spotted on their radar. The Princeton operator said they had been tracking up to a dozen mystery aircraft over two weeks but hadn’t deployed any aircraft when Fravor’s F/A-18 Super Hornet arrived on the scene.
• The object first appeared at 80,000 ft, then hurtled towards the sea, stopping at 20,000 feet and hovering before dropping out of radar. When Fravor arrived he saw a white aircraft hovering 50 feet above a disturbance in the ocean. The UFO craft was 40 ft long and rounded, resembling a tic tac with no wings. It was bright white but wasn’t reflecting a lot of light. It had no windows, no exhaust flume, and no visible form of propulsion.  (see 43-second video below)
• As Fravor flew towards it, the craft began ascending towards him, passing him at about 12,000 ft. He thinks he got within half a mile of it. Fravor says, “I literally chased the thing and it started to mirror us, it was like it became aware we were there. I cut across to see if I could get closer and it rapidly accelerated and disappeared. Within a matter of a second it was gone.” “In 16 years of flying I had never seen anything like that.”
• Fravor said, “I know what I saw. It was impressive, it had incredible performance.” “I honestly don’t think humans have that technology to do what that thing did. Nor could the human body withstand accelerations like that.” Fravor insists that the object was alien in origin.
• Fravor offered his advice, “You can ignore them and hope they’re just going to observe, or you can do something about it and try to understand what they’re doing.” “We all need to take these seriously as a species, because right now we don’t know the intent of these things.”

 

Retired US Navy pilot commander David Fravor spoke out in support of ex US government intelligence officer Luis Elizondo, who last week revealed he ran a real life “X Files” UFO research department at the Pentagon named the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program (AATIP) funded by £16 million ($22m) “black ops money” from Congress.

Elizondo secured the release of previously classified US Defense Department videos of UFO encounters – one of which shows the craft Fravor saw darting off at an incredible speed.

Commander Fravor, 53, was flying one of two fighter jets on a routine training mission about 100 miles into the Pacific ocean off San Diego when they were diverted to check out an aircraft spotted on radar from their navy cruiser the USS Princeton.

The operations operator said they had been tracking up to a dozen mystery aircraft over two weeks but hadn’t had manned planes deployed when they showed up.

The object first appeared at 80,000ft, then hurtled towards the sea, stopping at 20,000 feet and hovering before dropping out of radar.

When Commander Fravor arrived he saw a white aircraft hovering 50 feet above above a disturbance in the ocean.

He said: “It was just moving randomly around – this 40 foot long white tic tac looking thing, with no wings.

“It was a clear day with a blue background and it was perfectly white. We didn’t see any windows, no form of propulsion, nothing, just a big white object.

“It was rounded on both ends and had a cylindrical body which rounded in, same front to back.

“I couldn’t tell what it was made of, it was bright white but it wasn’t reflecting a bunch of light.”

Fravor flew towards it and the aircraft began ascending towards him, passing him at about 12,000 ft. He thinks he got within half a mile of it.

He said: “I literally chased the thing and it started to mirror us, it was like it became aware we were there. I cut across to see if I could get closer and it rapidly accelerated and disappeared. Within a matter of a second it was gone.”

Asked what was going through his mind, he said: “I was thinking ‘That’s pretty strange’. In 16 years of flying I had never seen anything like that. Nothing that can hover and climb at that rate up and then accelerate and just disappear.

“I was more curious then afraid. I wanted to see how close I could get to it, to see what it was.”
The two fighter jets were told to head to a rendezvous point 60 miles away.

However the radio operator on the Princeton then radioed and said the mystery aircraft had turned up before them.

At this point another aircraft was sent to investigate and recorded radar footage of the aircraft. The 90 second video shows the oblong shaped object hovering before it darts off to the left at what appears to be an unprecedented velocity.

Fravor said: “It jammed the radar, you couldn’t lock it with a conventional radar, you could passively track it and see it, but if you tried to grab a lock it wouldn’t allow you to do that.

“When it takes off and goes to the side that’s a significant amount of distance to travel in a very short period of time, we’re talking miles, that thing just goes poof and in about a second it’s off the side of the screen.

“You look at the video of it there’s no exhaust flume, there’s no indication of how that thing is moving around. Having seen a lot of different airplanes, you can always at least hot spots where the exhaust is coming out. I was close enough visually to go ‘we don’t have anything like that’.”
He insisted the object was alien in origin.


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by Lauren Tousignant          December 27, 2017            (nypost.com)

• 2017 marks the most convincing year yet for the belief that life must exist beyond our planet. Believing in extraterrestrial is no longer reserved for conspiracy theorists in tinfoil hats. Nearly half of humanity believes aliens are out there, according to a recent study.
Here are five stories that prove it’s only a matter of time before we meet our celestial neighbors:
• 1. Scientists keep finding Earth-like planets – In 2017 there were dozens of discoveries of earth-like “Super Earths” contained within a planetary “Goldilocks zone” where conditions are just right for water to exist.
• 2. Reported UFO sightings are at their highest ever – A George Mason University doctoral student found that UFO sightings have hit an all-time high and that most of the sightings come from the US. Since the first recorded UFO flew over Portugal in 1905, there have been at least 104,947 sightings. Annual sightings have spiked from about 5,000 in 1980 to about 45,000 in 2010.
• 3. Life may already be hanging out in our own solar system – NASA scientists revealed that ice planets, like Pluto and Neptune, could harbor life deep beneath their icy surfaces. Their moons could have enough gravitational pull to create energy beneath the planet’s surface – generating heat and allowing a sub-surface ocean to exist.
• 4. NASA hired someone to protect us from aliens – In August, NASA posted a job listing for a ‘planetary protection officer’ to make sure that spacecraft and astronauts don’t contaminate other worlds and don’t bring back anything that could contaminate our own. The job pays between $124,406 and $187,000 and is only one of two full-time posts in the world. The applications closed on August 14th and there’s been no update on who landed the gig.
• 5. The Pentagon has receipts – In December, the Pentagon released footage of Navy F/A-18F ‘Hornet’ pilots off the coast of California tracking a glowing white orb rotating while the pilots try to figure out what they’re looking at. Cmdr. David Fravor, one of the pilots who saw the UFO, said, “It was a real object, it exists and I saw it.” It resembled a white Tic Tac and was “something not from the earth.”

 

The truth is probably already here.

The evidence that aliens exist has been slowly mounting for decades and 2017 marks the most convincing year yet for the belief that life must exist beyond our planet.

And believing in the extraterrestrial is no longer reserved for conspiracy theorists in tinfoil hats. Nearly half of humanity believes aliens are out there, according to a recent study, and in June, the European Space Agency signed off on a $668 million mission that will hunt for other life forms 932,000 miles into space. Meanwhile, scientists continue to be baffled by a bunch of mysterious signals that keep emanating from faraway galaxies.

Here are five stories that prove it’s only a matter of time before we meet our celestial neighbors.

1. Scientists keep finding Earth-like planets

Scientists have long presumed that if we’re going to find life on other planets, we’re going to find them in the “Goldilocks zone” — spots throughout the universe where conditions are just right for water to exist.

The intergalactic search for our neighbors grew more promising in 2017 with dozens more “super-Earth” discoveries.

And even though we don’t yet have the technology to reach these planets, 2017’s “super-Earths” have included:
• Wolf 1061c: Discovered in January, located 14 light years away

• LHS 1140b: Discovered in April, located 40 light years away

• Ross 128b: Discovered in November, located 11 light years away

• K2-18b: Discovered in December, located 111 light years away

In June, NASA’s Kepler telescope found 10 “Goldilocks-zone” planets and in October, the telescope found 20 more “hiding in plain sight.”

“Are we alone?” Kepler scientist Mario Perez asked at a news conference following NASA’s June discovery. “Maybe Kepler today has told us indirectly, although we need confirmation, that we are probably not alone.”

2. Reported UFO sightings are at their highest ever

In February, a doctoral student found that UFO sightings have hit an all-time high and that most of the sightings come from the US.

Sam Manafort, who’s studying Human Factors and Applied Cognition at George Mason University, crunched numbers from the National UFO Reporting Center. In his report, he found that since the first recorded UFO flew over Portugal in 1905, there have been at least 104,947 sightings.

But the number of yearly sightings has spiked dramatically from about 5,000 in 1980 to about 45,000 in 2010. In the US alone, there are 2,500 sightings per 10 million people — something Manafort attributes to the fact that most of the US has access to the internet.

Most of the sightings have come from the West and Northwest, an area that lines up with America’s “UFO highway” — a latitude line across the U.S. that a pair of sibling alien hunters believes is an entrance for extraterrestrial spacecraft.

The duo, whose book “37th Parallel” is being made into a movie, state that during years-long travels across the US, the most bizarre paranormal phenomenon took place along the 37th latitude line.

This line stretches from California through Nevada, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and across to Virginia.

3. Life may already be hanging out in our own solar system

Pluto might have been demoted from a planet to a dwarf planet back in 2006, but the icy world could be holding a lot more than hurt feelings.

In November, NASA scientists revealed that ice planets, like Pluto and Neptune, could harbor life deep beneath their icy surfaces, thanks to their moons.

Dubbed Trans-Neptunian objects, these celestial bodies might benefit from tidal heating. This means that these icy planets have moons with enough gravitational pull to create energy beneath the planet’s surface — which generates heat and allows a sub-surface ocean to exist. The findings were published in Icarus.

“These objects need to be considered as potential reservoirs of water and life,” Prabal Saxena of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center said in a press release. “If our study is correct, we now may have more places in our solar system that possess some of the critical elements for extraterrestrial life.”

A separate study published in May suggested that Pluto, Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s moon Europa may have life due to a different process known as radiolysis. And in December, the American Geophysical Union reported that tectonic activity on Europacould be feeding life to Jupiter’s icy moon.

4. NASA hired someone to protect us from aliens

In August, NASA posted a job listing that quickly went viral.

The space agency was looking to hire a planetary protection officer — someone in charge of making sure that spacecraft and astronauts don’t contaminate other worlds and don’t bring back anything that could contaminate our own.

“NASA maintains policies for planetary protection applicable to all space flight missions that may intentionally or unintentionally carry Earth organisms and organic constituents to the planets or other solar system bodies and any mission employing spacecraft, which are intended to return to Earth and its biosphere with samples from extraterrestrial targets of exploration,” the job description stated.

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by Arjun Walia          December 21, 2017          (collective-evolution.com)

• For the first time in history the United States has released official footage of a real UFO – referring to the recent cockpit video showing an encounter between two Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets and an unknown “tic tac” object – apparently one of multiple objects travelling against 120 mph wind at a speed faster than the jet interceptors.
• Within the mainstream, this is new information and has never before received this type of serious inquiry and revelation.
• The pilot of one of the F/A-18 Super Hornets, David Fravor, states, “As I got close to it, probably within a mile to half a mile, it rapidly accelerated to the south and disappeared in less than two seconds…It had no wings…there’s no roters (like a helicopter)…this was extremely abrupt like a ping pong ball bouncing off the wall it would hit and go the other way and change directions at will. And then the ability to hover over the water and then start a vertical climb from basically zero up towards about 12000 feet, and then accelerate in less than 2 seconds and disappear – it is something I had never seen in my life.” (see five-minute video of former Navy pilot David Fravor below)
• When it comes to information sharing, mainstream media and the government have always used, distorted and completely changed information to shape the perception of world events such as 9/11. This is why it’s important to exercise caution and critical thinking. Is the existence of UFOs being used for an ulterior motive the same way “weapons of mass destruction” and terrorism was used to push political global elitist agenda?
[Editor’s Note] This UFO video and accompanying information comes from Tom DeLonge and his group of former CIA, US Air Force, and Pentagon officials now calling themselves ‘To The Stars Academy’. In a December 24, 2017 article by Michael Salla in Exopolitics.org, Dr Salla points out that Tom DeLonge’s 2016 “fiction-based-on-fact” book, Sekret Machines, downplays any existence of extraterrestrials, but attributes both the United States’ and Russia’s development of anti-gravity propulsion technology to the reverse-engineering of advanced Nazi German technology. Dr Salla suggests that this recent DOD disclosure may be a “limited hangout” partial disclosure, setting things up to eventually identify the tic tac UFO as Russian in order to obfuscate the government elite’s existing and far-reaching Secret Space Program, and to fuel a new round of anti-Russian (and anti-Chinese) hysteria in the United States to induce massive expenditures for the construction of a new anti-gravity fleet of spacecraft to counter this new Russian technology.

 

The US Department of Defense recently admitted to running, tracking, monitoring and sending military jet pilots to intercept UFOs. Although they claim the program ended a few years ago, insiders from within the Pentagon, including the former director of the program, Louis Elizondo, say the program is still in operation today.

Regardless, for the first time in history the United States has released official footage of a real UFO. The video shows an encounter between two Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets and an unknown object. This has hit multiple mainstream media platforms, and it’s concerning because it’s been more than a decade and there are now millions of pages of documents from military, governments and intelligence agencies detailing hundreds, if not thousands of UFO encounters.

These encounters have had multiple factors in common, one being the fact that they can travel at speeds no known air-craft in the world can. Secondly, they perform maneuvers that no known air-craft can perform, and last but not least, jet interceptors, when approaching the vicinity of the object, commonly experience critical instrumentation (weapons and electronic equipment) failure.

This may be new information within the mainstream, as it’s never received this type of serious inquiry and revelation before, but for those who have been researching this subject for a long time, this type of thing is a common occurrence, and the most shocking footage that’s been held by the Department of Defense and governments of this world is, most likely, a lot more eye opening.

That being said, the incident below is also quite extraordinary. This is one of multiple objects from the video, which was travelling against 120 mph wind at a speed faster than the jet interceptors.

The one this pilot is describing is a glowing white bright object, approximately the size of an airplane. He also mentions seeing two other smaller objects which came out of the bigger one.

“As I got close to it, probably within a mile to half a mile, it rapidly accelerated to the south and and disappeared in less than two seconds…It had no wings…there’s no roters (like a helicopter)…this was extremely abrupt like a ping pong ball bouncing off the wall it would hit and go the other way and change directions at will. And then the ability to hover over the water and then start a vertical climb from basically zero up towards about 12000 feet, and then accelerate in less than 2 seconds and disappear – it is something I had never seen in my life.”

The pilot’s name is David Fravor.

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