US Navy fighter pilot reveals horror UFO sighting and blasts government for hiding ‘inconvenient truth’
A FORMER fighter jet pilot has urged congressional lawmakers to uncover the “truth” about the mystery of unidentified aerial phenomena.
Lt. Ryan Graves announced in 2019 that he and his colleagues discovered strange objects on training missions.
In an op-ed for The Hill, Graves claimed lawmakers and government officials are trying to tell the public an “uncomfortable truth.”
He said officials in Washington are struggling to explain the origins of the strange objects.
Graves, a former F/A-18 Super Hornet pilot, claimed, “Here’s the hard truth.
“UAP is a national security concern and we desperately need more data.”
He has called for a change in the culture in Washington when pilots should come forward and document their experiences.
He has warned of an existing stigma and bemoans the support currently available.
Graves claimed, “There was little support or incentive for the flight crew to speak publicly on this issue.”
The former fighter pilot isn’t the first to raise concerns about the perceived lack of support from airmen.
Lt. Commander Alex Dietrich told CBS 60 Minutes in 2021 that other airmen have remained silent for fear of being labeled insane.
She was training with a strike group about 100 miles southwest of San Diego when she spotted a mysterious orb that looked like a tic-tac in 2004.
She admitted fighter pilots struggled with how much to disclose about alleged encounters.
Dietrich said: “Over the beer we were like, ‘Hey man, if I had seen that solo, I don’t know if I would have come back and said anything. Because it sounds so crazy when I say it.”
The 2022 annual report on UAPs prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence revealed that the bullets “continue to pose a threat to flight safety and pose a possible adversary threat.”
The paper revealed that the number of UFO reports has increased while trying to destigmatize the subject.
Officials with the All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office said they have received 366 UAP reports since it was created in the summer of 2022.
The number is far higher compared to the 144 alleged sightings reported between 2004 and 2021.
Graves said, “Congress is exercising its oversight on a national security and aviation security issue that has been underreported, ignored and even suppressed because of the stigma surrounding UFOs.
“I am pleased to see that Congress is taking this seriously, but there is much more work to be done.”
Graves spoke about his alleged UFO encounters in 2019.
He told the New York Times that the bullets would be “out there all day.”
Graves was amazed at how long unidentified aerial phenomena could remain in the sky.
He said: “Keeping an airplane aloft requires a significant amount of energy.
“At the speeds we’ve observed, 12 hours in the air is 11 hours longer than we admit.”
Graves claimed that he and his fellow pilots saw the bullets whizzing through the sky over Virginia’s restricted airspace on a daily basis.
The issue of UFOs was once relegated to the fringes of political debate, but it has become a national security issue.
It has raised fears that the bullets could be drones sent by America’s adversaries like Russia and China.
Sociologists have claimed that the recent Chinese “spy” balloon could trigger a surge in UFO reports.
Meanwhile, believers believe that the origins of UFOs could be extraterrestrial.
Lawmakers like Florida Senator Marco Rubio have called for the phenomena to be “seriously investigated.”
President Biden signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2023 mandating officials to investigate alleged incidents beginning January 1, 1945.
https://www.the-sun.com/news/7320046/navy-fighter-pilot-ufo-sighting-government-hiding-truth/ US Navy fighter pilot reveals horror UFO sighting and blasts government for hiding ‘inconvenient truth’