The US Navy has made an admission regarding UFOs that’s just a bit out of this world – so to speak.
The government department acknowledged that three videos released by former Blink-182 singer and dedicated alien investigating enthusiast, Tom DeLonge, did in fact contain “unidentified” objects.
“The Navy considers the phenomena contained/depicted in those three videos as unidentified,” US Navy spokesman Joseph Gradisher told The Black Vault.
While speaking to the website which looks into declassified government documents, Mr Gradisher added that the term ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena’ is used by the Navy to provide a basic description for sightings of objects in the airspace that had not been authorised and could not be identified.
The three videos in question showing the ‘unidentified’ objects had previously been published by The New York Times and were reportedly shot in 2004 and 2015.
Two of the videos of were reportedly taken on the same day in 2015.
The publisher of the website where the Navy spokesperson’s comments were published said he was taken aback by the admittance.
“I very much expected that when the US military addressed the videos, they would coincide with language we see on official documents that have now been released, and they would label them as ‘drones’ or ‘balloons,’” John Greenwald told Motherboard.
“However, they did not. They went on the record stating the ‘phenomena’ depicted in those videos, is ‘unidentified’. That really made me surprised, intrigued, excited and motivated to push harder for the truth.”
The Navy’s acknowledgement comes after it officially changed its policy to make it easier for personnel to report strange sightings in the airspace.
“The Navy and USAF [United States Air Force] take these reports very seriously and investigate each and every report,” Mr Gradisher told Motherboard earlier this year.
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