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AATIP is now the UAP Task Force

The much anticipated article by the New York Times was published yesterday. #UFOTwitter had been circulating rumours for several days and sure enough the rumours were correct.

The article is co-authored by Ralph Blumenthal and Leslie Kean (author of “UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record”). As can be seen in the comments, Ralph Blumenthal has been busy answering questions from readers.

The article is entitled No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon’s U.F.O. Unit Will Make Some Findings Public and there is much within it that should be of interest to veteran ufologists and skeptical. Within hours the story has been picked up and published in new articles by the New York Post (Pentagon UFO unit to publicly release some findings), the Huffington Post (Explosive UFO Report In NYT Mentions ‘Off-World Vehicles Not Made On This Earth), and the UK’s Daily Mail (Pentagon’s UFO hunting department was NOT disbanded in 2012 as stated and could now give public reports every six months amid claims it found ‘vehicles not made on this earth).

The article includes quotes from some names that will be both familiar and highly significant for ufologists; former Senator Harry Reid, former head of AATIP, Luiz Elizondo, Dr Eric W. Davis, and Senator Marco Rubio.

Oddly, Dr Eric Davis is referred to in the article as Mr Davis yet when commentators questioned whether he still holds security clearances, the answer was a definite yes from Ralph Blumenthal. Dr Davis is the author of the EWD notes or Admiral Wilson documents.


Having previously been told that AATIP had been disbanded it seems the work continues but under the control of a different department, or at least a different name, the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force.

Its tasks include “to standardize collection and reporting” of UAP and to provide a report on its findings every six months.

Predictably, the emphasis is on the threat aspect i.e. is any power on Earth flying these things around battle groups, fleets, and air bases, and if so who and what can be done about it?

That would be the mundane explanation but even if that turns out to be the case the extraordinary flying characteristics of these UAP suggest a huge leap in technology, and that technology could be used in all kinds of ways in many aspects of society, freeing us from expensive and polluting energy systems for example.

We shouldn’t be suprised since Eric Davis told us it was still in existence in this interview from May 2020. It’s worth a watch (15 mins) because he answers several questions about AATIP etc.

Aatip is now the uap task force

Are they extraterrestrial or interdimensional?

What everyone wants to know though is if these objects are extraterrestrial or inter-dimensional, or both. What we’re all waiting for is an announcement by those with the credibility in government and in science to the effect that objects under intelligent control with a non-human origin are visiting Earth.

This article gives tantalising hints that there are already several people who believe that to be the case but it goes a little short of confirming it. It may be the first of several articles and, as before, we are being drip fed in order to limit the impact of such an announcement and to mitigate the risk of such a confirmation having a detrimental effect on society.

Eric W. Davis, an astrophysicist who worked as a subcontractor and then a consultant for the Pentagon U.F.O. program since 2007, said that, in some cases, examination of the materials had so far failed to determine their source and led him to conclude, “We couldn’t make it ourselves.”


Mr. Davis, who now works for Aerospace Corporation, a defense contractor, said he gave a classified briefing to a Defense Department agency as recently as March about retrievals from “off-world vehicles not made on this earth.”


For now we’ll have to examine this article in detail and pay particular attention to the comments too. It seems there is more material yet to be published. Let’s hope it’s sooner rather than later so that the momentum can be maintained.

UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record
  • Leslie Kean (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 352 Pages - 09/15/2011 (Publication Date) - Crown Publishing Group, Division of Random House Inc (Publisher)

For a more detailed and insightful analysis of the NYT article I suggest you visit the Richard Dolan Members site where it’s part of the free content.

Author: Ben

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