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Scientific Findings Regarding a Major U.S. Navy Encounter with UFOs

An organization of scientists and former military and law enforcement officials have completed a paper regarding a recent Navy encounter with UFOs that demonstrated extreme accelerations.

April 25, 2019 - The Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies (SCU) has released a 270 page paper that examines extreme speed, acceleration, and power outputs demonstrated by UFOs encountered by the USS Princeton, USS Nimitz, and F/A-18 Super-Hornets during a Navy military exercise on November 14, 2004 off the southwest coast of California.

One of the paper’s authors, Peter Reali, a Berkley educated electrical engineer, explains the importance of their findings. “We have determined that the objects reported by Navy officers demonstrate accelerations beyond what a pilot or any winged aircraft could survive. The characteristics of these objects cannot be explained by any type of drone or other craft. Their origin is unknown.”

Another author of the paper, Robert Powell, a former engineering manager in the manufacture of nanotechnologies, points out the importance of obtaining all of the available information from the Navy for analysis. “While we are confident in the high accelerations that we have calculated based on high quality military testimonies, much more could be achieved if we could be given access to the original Navy radar files as well as any other EM signals they may have detected.”

One of the members of the SCU Board of Directors and author of The National Intelligence Problem of UFOs, summed up the overall problem in terms of not only UFOs but also threats from other nations when he stated, “For the sake of efficiency, the military services have largely focused their intelligence collections and studies on observations which might constitute known threats. It is encouraging to see the Navy recently acknowledge a need to address truly anomalous incidents such as those reported in the vicinity of Navy Strike Groups. There may be a great deal to be learned from anomalous air and sea incidents, especially those in which solid technical data indicates something outside the range of what is conventional, known and already cataloged, including previously unknown weapons platforms. In addition to anomalous events there is the possibility of another nation developing a breakthrough technology.”

Summary of the Paper - On November 14 th of 2004, the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group Eleven (CSG 11), including the USS Nimitz nuclear aircraft carrier and the USS Princeton missile cruiser, were conducting a training exercise off the coast of southern California when the Navy’s radar systems detected as many as 20 anomalous aerial vehicles (AAV). These AAVs were deemed a safety hazard to an upcoming air exercise and the Captain of the USS Princeton ordered an interception with two F/A-18F Navy jets. This paper examines the publicly available subset of these data: Eyewitness information from the pilots and radar operators; Freedom of Information Act releases of four navy documents; and a Defense Intelligence Agency released video taken by an F/A-18F jet using an AN/ASQ-228 Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR). Analytical calculations based on radar notes, testimony from the pilots, and the ATFLIR video are used to derive the velocity, acceleration and estimated power demonstrated by the AAV maneuvers. Calculated AAV accelerations ranged from 40 g-forces to hundreds of g-forces and estimated power based on a weight of one ton ranged from one to nine gigawatts. None of the navy witnesses reported having ever previously seen military or civilian vehicles with these maneuvering abilities. Manned aircraft such as the F-22 and F-35 are limited to nine g-forces and the F-35 has maintained structural integrity up to 13.5 g-forces. Our results suggest that given the available information the AAV’s capabilities are beyond any known technology. The public release of all navy records associated with this incident to enable a full, scientific and open investigation is strongly recommended. ——— About the Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies Mission abstract: To conduct, promote and encourage rigorous scientific examination of Unidentified Aerospace Phenomena (UAP), commonly known as Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

To fully utilize scientific principles, methodologies and practices in the study of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon observed and reported around the globe. We provide scientific case analysis support to witness cases, other scientific organizations, and government entities who are looking for the certitude of facts to this phenomenon.

We seek to share credible data with the public, the media, the government, and scientific institutions, so we can further our understanding of this enigmatic phenomenon.

The Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies (SCU) is a think tank of over 60 scientists, researchers and professionals stretching across organizations, governments and industries to scientifically and publicly explore unknown anomalous phenomena known around the world as UFOs, USOs, UAPs, OVNIs, etc.

SCU performs research and scientific studies concerning evidentiary, military, technological, and cultural effects of unknown phenomena around the world. We must take the first step to objectively understand the phenomena without bias or prejudice.

Contributors within SCU include individuals from organizations around the world in the UFO/UAP field, militaries, governments, private industry and media. Every case SCU conducts is presented objectively and scientifically to the public through peer review. All contributors are appointed based on professional and educational background, no membership exists, no dues are collected. All work within SCU is conducted under strong guidelines and standards.

Links Link to the full 270 page SCU report: Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies homepage: ExploreSCU.org

Contact(s) Robert Powell Alejandro Rojas Mobile: 512-921-1155 Mobile: 480-239-3995 Email: Email:


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