Earlier this year, the US established a dedicated task force that would investigate reports of UFO sightings, which the body officially refers to as Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP). It was established after the US Navy confirmed 2017 media reports about American military jets spotting “Tic Tac” UAPs over the Pacific in 2004.
The Pentagon’s recently established Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) Task Force has reviewed at least two reports about the US military encountering unidentified flying objects over the Atlantic over the last two years, The Brief online media outlet reported, citing anonymous military and intelligence officials.
The first document reportedly describes a 2018 encounter of a jet pilot with an “unidentified silver cube-shaped object” that was hovering at an altitude of between 30,000 and 35,000 feet (9 to 10 kilometres) off the US East Coast. While the report indicates that the exact origin of the UAP is unclear, it does not exclude the possibility that the jet pilot may have seen a piece of “alien” or “non-human” technology, The Brief said.
The online outlet also claims to have obtained a photo of the incident that was taken by the second pilot, who was operating the weapons systems, on their phone and which was included in the mentioned report on the 2018 incident. The picture features a small object to the right of what appears to be the F/A-18 fighter jet and seemingly similar to the one described in the…