NSA UFOs and Balloons | Unidentified Flying Objects | Forum


Please consider registering

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

— Match —

— Forum Options —

Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
NSA UFOs and Balloons
December 7, 2012
2:40 am
Forum Posts: 190
Member Since:
December 2, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

With the released NSA documents concerning the subjects of UFOs, it seems remarkable at the low graded intelligence contents of these formerly withheld documents. There are in some references which mentioned that the incidents they were describing were "probably balloons". If we take this at face value then the objects that were subject of these documents were mis- identifications. But suppose that this term was in fact an code word, or an alternative term for something else?

Also it seems to me the NSA whilst processing the original FOIA request for a search for the documents, may of been a carefully selective in its search for such documents, and only acknowledge those of a certain quality of intelligence, for possible future release. I am sure the NSA may have specific tasks looking for such reports in there intelligence collection programs and projects throughout the NSA. But these activities would be "classifiable" in itself. I am confidence that every agency be it military or civilian has a collection program for UFO related reports which are apart of other general programs. Some of these projects use numbers rather than actual names.

December 7, 2012
8:05 am
Forum Posts: 1776
Member Since:
August 26, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Have you seen the newest release, as far as I know, is their most recent explanation?

http://www.theblackvault.com/m/articles ... et-In-2012

John Greenewald, Jr.
The Black Vault Website Owner / Operator

January 29, 2013
12:25 pm
Forum Posts: 190
Member Since:
December 2, 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I assume they would be "time sensitive" which is the major reason why they are withheld. Some foreign power may be able to back track from the data provided on the documents, and thus identifiy the source NSA is intercepting from.

I am confidence that many more UFO related reports exist in the NSA and the original search didn't find all the documents that could subject to the FOIA. I get the impression from the nature documents provided, indicates that the documents themselves cover a variety of subject matters, thus would be scattered in various divisions of the NSA, and not centralized in one file for example.

They maybe documents of a far higher quality than the documents provided than were admitted to, but knowing the culture and the security considerations, I doubt they will see the light of day for some time.

I know GCHQ has UFO related reports, but I also doubt whether these will be released, unless the 30 year rule applies to these files, since the UK FOIA doesn't cover GCHQ, or the security services, you cannot ask them to review them for declassification.

Forum Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

Most Users Ever Online: 288

Currently Online: Will
38 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

greeney2: 10268

bionic: 9870

Lashmar: 5289

tigger: 4576

rath: 4297

DIss0n80r: 4161

sandra: 3858

frrostedman: 3815

Wing-Zero: 3278

Tairaa: 2842

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 2

Members: 24522

Moderators: 0

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 8

Forums: 31

Topics: 8854

Posts: 123884

Newest Members:

MyOpicvoid, Dee, Gabriel, Dave, ieltsboss75, Mia, Art, Ryan L, donaldburton, Hyperian

Administrators: John Greenewald: 622, blackvault: 1776