727: why is the airforce awol on the uap issue?

Last June, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released a public report entitled Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. The report confirmed that vehicles of unknown origin and capability are repeatedly operating, with seeming impunity, in restricted U.S. military airspace. It also appears that these vehicles are manoeuvring in ways that surpass U.S. aerospace capabilities and our understanding of physics. As U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said, “I don’t know what it is, but any time you have legitimate pilots describing something that doesn’t seem to conform to the laws of physics that govern aviation and is in U.S. airspace, I think it’s something we need to get to the bottom of.” – read the full article (which I highly recommend) over at The Debrief here.