Midnight In The Desert — air force

Getting the Mainstream Media to Approach the UFO Puzzle as Legitimate News

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Getting the Mainstream Media to Approach the UFO Puzzle as Legitimate News

If To The Stars Academy contributes nothing more to the debate, if its sole legacy is getting the mainstream media to approach the UFO puzzle as legitimate news, it will have accomplished what no one else has been able to do since the cessation of Project Blue Book nearly 50 years ago. Right now, the signs are encouraging. Just look at everyone who’s suddenly paying attention to The War Zone blogger Tyler Rogoway. A military hardware aficionado who has harbored a longstanding but closeted interest in UFOs, Rogoway cultivates sources by keeping tabs not on The Great Taboo, but the...

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Help wanted to operate and maintain Air Force deep space telescopes

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Help wanted to operate and maintain Air Force deep space telescopes

The Air Force Space Command last week posted a “sources sought” notice for the operations and maintenance of a network of space staring telescopes known as the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System. The Air Force is sizing up the market and not seeking bids yet. Responses are due April 23. The notice came from the 21st Contracting Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The squadron is looking for help providing 16-hour-a-day, seven-day a week operations of GEODSS sites at Socorro, New Mexico; Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory; and Maui, Hawaii. A fourth GEODSS site in South Korea...

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US Can't Stop Hypersonic Weapons, Air Force General Says

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US Can't Stop Hypersonic Weapons, Air Force General Says

Missiles that spit out warheads traveling up to 20 times the speed of sound and with the ability to perform elusive acrobatics may be too much for U.S. defenses to block. That's according to the head of the U.S. Strategic Command, Air Force Gen. John Hyten, who testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday (March 20). When asked by Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., what kind of defenses the U.S. has against hypersonic weapons, Hyten replied: "We have a very difficult — well, our defense is our deterrent capability. We don't have any defense that could deny the employment of...

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Space Force: President Trump wants new military arm

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Space Force: President Trump wants new military arm

EVER wanted to apply to Star Fleet Academy? In space, bunions won’t make you scream ... Humour aside, it’s about to become real. President Donald Trump has declared he wants a new “Space Force” alongside his army, navy and air forces as the battle for world dominance moves overhead. Trump has just told a gathering of military personnel at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego, California, that he wants one. “Space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea,” he said. “We may even have a Space Force, develop another one, Space Force. We...

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Hear FAA Tapes From That Oregon UFO Incident That Sent F-15s Scrambling

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Hear FAA Tapes From That Oregon UFO Incident That Sent F-15s Scrambling

New evidence offers great detail of the bizarre event and provides unprecedented insight into how such a unique incident is dealt with in real time. Last November, The War Zone posted an exclusive story detailing a bizarre incident involving an unidentified aircraft that transited the skies of the Pacific Northwest in the early evening of October 25th, 2017. What started as a radar target moving at very high speed over Northern California turned into a series of eyewitness accounts made by nearby airline pilots traveling northward over Oregon. Even F-15 fighters were launched to intercept the mysterious intruder that quickly...

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