Friday 20 April 2018

'No UFOs here' – MOD closes aliens desk

The British Ministry of Defence closed its UFO desk in 2009 because it served "no defence purpose" and was taking staff away from "more valuable defence-related activities", newly released files show.

The latest tranche of declassified MoD UFO files showed the decision was taken in a year when reported sightings had trebled, but that, in more than 50 years, none had indicated the existence of "any military threat to the UK". The 25 files, include 4,400 pages and cover the work of the MoD's UFO desk over two years.

Irish Independent

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