The Pentagon has set up a new task force to look into the sighting of unidentified flying objects. The new unit will be led by the U.S. Navy, which will investigate “the nature and origins of the UAP” or unidentified aviation phenomena.
The U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday the Unidentified Air Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF). The formation of the new task force was approved by Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist.
According to spokeswoman Susan Gogg, the task force’s mission is to “identify, analyze and list UAPs that could pose a threat to U.S. national security.”
The Pentagon said in a statement that it had “closed” but issued a new statement within a month of the report. The program was replaced by “renamed in the Naval Intelligence Bureau.”
In this case UFO or UAP hunting is not for identifying alien creatures. With the new task force, the U.S. military will monitor any threat to its territory from its opponents.
This includes monitoring the designated airspace of any unauthorized aircraft for invasions. “This includes examining originally reported invasions as UAP when the observer is unable to immediately identify what he or she is observing,” Gog said.
As mentioned above, several U.S. Navy pilots have been spotted flying objects in the middle. In April, the Pentagon officially released three videos of US Navy pilots showing such unidentified objects in the sky.