Threat of UFOs discussed by House committee
On Tuesday, a House subcommittee held a meeting discussing UFOs, as well as the potential national security threat they pose.
A subcommittee of the House Intelligence Committee, the subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation met today to discuss Unidentified Aerial Phenomena and the potential threat they pose to national security. This comes nearly two years after the Department of Defense established the “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force.”
Representative André Carson, the subcommittee chair, opened the meeting by noting that it has been over 50 years since the government ended Project Blue Book, the government’s efforts to study UFOs. “For more than 20 years, that project had treated unidentified anomalies in our airspace as a national security threat to be monitored and investigated.”
The group now refers to these as “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena,” or UAPs, no doubt in part to avoid the connotation…