The Pentagon said today it had no evidence to date of the top-secret UFO recovery program which a military whistleblower said discovered “a number” of planes and pilots “non-human”, but that he will follow the investigation “wherever it leads”. ‘
On Monday evening, David Charles Grusch, an Air Force veteran and former member of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, made startling claims on air that the United States and other nations are engaged in a top-secret arms race for “reverse engineering”. ‘ extraterrestrial technology, and that the United States has recovered “quite a number” of UFOs.
The House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation and intends to hold a hearing on the matter.
Grusch says the government lied about the program for decades.
Today, the Pentagon denied knowledge of any such program but said it would track the ‘data’.
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On Monday evening, David Charles Grusch, an Air Force veteran and former member of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, made startling claims on air that the United States and other nations are engaged in a top-secret arms race for “reverse engineering”. ‘ extraterrestrial technology, and that the United States has recovered “a good number” of UFOs
“To date, AARO has uncovered no verifiable information to support claims that programs regarding the possession or reverse engineering of extraterrestrial materials have existed in the past or currently exist.
“AARO is committed to following the data and its investigation wherever it leads,” said Susan Gough, spokeswoman for the Department of Defense.
AARO stands for All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office, the branch of the Pentagon that is responsible for unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP), but what others call UFOs.
His denial of knowledge has little bearing on Grusch’s claims. Indeed, in his early comments, he acknowledged that very few in the DoD would know about the program.
Grusch told NewsNation of the officers involved on Monday: ‘These are recovering tech vehicles of non-human origin, call them starships if you will, exotic non-human origin vehicles that have landed or crashed.
“I thought it was completely crazy and at first I thought I was being cheated, it was a ruse.
“People started confiding in me. Approach me. I have many former senior intelligence officers who have come to me, many of whom I have known for most of my career, who confided in me that they were part of a program.
“Naturally when you recover something that has landed or crashed. Sometimes you come across dead pilots and believe it or not, as fantastic as it sounds, it’s true.
Speaking on Capitol Hill yesterday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer said NewsNation: ‘There will be a hearing on this, there will be a check.’
Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-Fla) and Rep. Tim Burchett (Rep-Tenn) will lead the investigation.
In a statement to DailyMail.com, the committee’s spokesperson said the decision was prompted not only by the whistleblower’s comments, but by other reports that “continue to surface regarding unidentified aerial phenomena”.
“The House Oversight Committee is following these UAP reports and is in the early stages of planning a hearing.
“The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act created the Office of All Areas Anomaly Resolution which coordinates the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies to investigate UAPs .
“Americans, who continue to fund this work from the federal government, expect transparency and meaningful oversight from Congress,” he said.
A still from unclassified video taken by US Navy pilots showing interactions with ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’
Grusch filed his report in July last year. At the time, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community called the complaint “urgent and credible”.
“There is a sophisticated disinformation campaign targeting the American public that is extremely unethical and immoral,” he said, accusing the US government of lying to the public for “decades.”
“We are certainly not alone,” he said, adding that “a number” of planes had been discovered.
In his first Twitter show last night, ousted Fox News host Tucker Carlson said he didn’t know why the topic wasn’t leading the news cycle.
“In a normal country, this news would be considered a bomb: the news of the millennium. But in this country, that doesn’t matter.
Carlson accused the Washington Post and The New York Times of ignoring the story.
“There was nothing at all about how an alien species flies hypersonic planes over our cities. Not a word.
He said: “So if you’re wondering why our country seems so dysfunctional, that’s a big part of the reason.” Nobody knows what’s going on.
“A small group of people control access to all relevant information, and the rest of us don’t know it.”
In his first Twitter show last night, ousted Fox News host Tucker Carlson said he didn’t know why the topic wasn’t leading the news cycle. “In a normal country, this news would be considered a bomb”