In the last couple of years, Congress has slowly admitted that it’s just as confused because the rest folks concerning the numerous unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP) incidents reported by reliable US military and government personnel. In 2021, for instance, Congress charged the Department of Defense (DoD) with establishing an upgraded for the short-lived Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force after releasing a largely inconclusive preliminary assessment of 144 documented UAPs. We havent heard much about any of it since that time, and neither has Congress, apparently. Whats more, it just managed to get clear that it thinks we arent moving fast enough to handle the problem.
Deep in a addendum to the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023, as first discovered by Motherboard, elected officials expressed their frustrations with having less progress in establishing a fresh group focused on UAP sightings. The [Select Intelligence] Committee is disappointed with the slow pace of DoD-led efforts to determine the office to handle [UAP] threats also to replace the former Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force, reads the congressional filing, later adding that the committee was hopeful that the brand new office would address most of the structural issues hindering progress.
To go things along, Congress announced its intention to merge both existing Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force and the Aerial Object Identification and Management Synchronization Management Group into an Unidentified Aerospace-Undersea Phenomena Joint Program Office. Its still in the works, however the Senate clearly thinks its goals remain incredibly important, since how it describes incidents as threats to the united states which are expanding exponentially.
Interestingly, the addendum puts an obvious focus on cross-domain, transmedium threats, the Pentagons term discussing objects with the capacity of seamlessly, inexplicably traveling between air, water, and space environments. Congress also issued another rebrand of the mysteries formerly referred to as Unidentified Flying Objects: Unidentified Aerospace-Undersea Phenomena.
The brand new language also targets addressing technological surprise and unknown unknowns,’ and goes as far as to admit that there remain multiple objects potentially possessing technology of non-human origin. Temporary nonattributed objects, or the ones that are positively defined as man-made after analysis, will undoubtedly be passed to appropriate offices, Congress states. The or for the reason that sentence is operative, and denotes there are clearly things experts cant confidently classify as human tech.
A detailed read into all this indicates Congress is extremely troubled by the apparent proof objects that may seemingly move between sea, air, and space terrains with techniques known human technology cannot. Its a problem, to say minimal. Putting away dramatic alien conspiracies (for an instant), the data that there surely is potentially a fleet of inexplicable, hyper-advanced technologies hovering above our heads is pretty disconcerting. Congress certainly thinks just as much, and believes we arent doing nearly enough about any of it.