The U.S. Department of defense has spent millions of dollars on a program for the identification of aerospace threats, reports the New York Times.
It is noted that the annual budget of the Department is approximately $600 billion, the program spent approximately $22 million.
According to the newspaper, employees of the defense Ministry studied the reports of unidentified flying objects. The program was managed by military intelligence officer Luis Elizondo. It was funded from 2007 to 2012 and was not advertised by the Pentagon, says the New York Times.
The article States that the program continues to operate, despite her no longer isolated. The publication reports that employees of the defense Ministry studying reports of unidentified flying objects, continue to do so, in parallel to performing other duties.
The New York Times writes that allocate money to the study of UFOs began at the request of Democrat Harry Reid, who at the time was the majority leader in the U.S. Senate. He has long been interested in cosmic phenomena. The article States that most of the money got research company entrepreneur-billionaire Robert Bigelow. He is an old friend of RAID.
The programme documents have been prepared with descriptions of the observing aircraft, which seemed to be moving very fast with no visible signs of movement or floating with no visible signs of recovery. The officials also studied a video that was captured unknown objects and American military aircraft.
Reid said he’s proud program.
The Pentagon has spent millions of dollars on the study of UFOs 18.12.2017