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Re: File Shows US Tried to Shoot Down UFO

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 17:02:28 -0400
Archived: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 17:45:00 -0400
Subject: Re: File Shows US Tried to Shoot Down UFO


>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 14:44:46 -0400
>Subject: Re: File Shows US Tried to Shoot Down UFO


>>From: Franklin D. Fields <fields.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 10:12:41 -0400 (EDT)
>>Subject: File Shows US Tried to Shoot Down UFO

<snip>

>>October 20, 2008


>>US Tried To Shoot Down UFO, File Shows
>>Associated Press

<snip>

>>David Clarke, a UFO expert who has worked with the National
>>Archives on the document release, said it was one of the most
>>intriguing stories he had culled from the batch of files
>>released Monday.

>>He said that the CIA once had a program intended to create
>>phantom signals on radar - and that this may have been an
>>exercise in electronic warfare. Whatever the case, Clarke argued
>>that "there's no doubt something very unusual happened."

>Indeed an intriguing story, but Clarke's suggestion of
>intentional 'radar spoofing' makes little sense. Of course, the
>first rule of debunking is, any explanation is better than none.

>So we have now the first of a possible series of suggested
>explanations. I can hardly imagine a radar spoofing experiment
>in which a pilot is ordered to shoot any missiles at a fake
>target target. If the Brits or CIA guys were testing their radar
>spoofing capabilities, I doubt that they would do it this way.

I might add that the idea that the air force would shoot
missiles at a UFO is not unique to this story. As has already
been pointed out, the news media carrier a story in the summer
of 1952 that pilots had been ordered to shoot down any UFO that
would not land when ordered to land (!).  Of perhaps more
relevance is the story told by Hawk at my web site, where he
recounts an incident over Japan in which, allegedly, an AF jet
fired at a UFO, to no avail, and then disappeared along with the
UFO.

See:  http://www.brumac.8k.com/HAWKTALES/

Download the Word file,  HAWK TALES.doc



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