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Crew members who were aboard a Navy warship during a freak encounter with unidentified flying objects in 2004 have come forward with new details about the mysterious episode, offering captivating first-hand accounts.

On a training mission with the Nimitz carrier group in November 2004 about 100 miles off the coast of Southern California, technicians on the USS Princeton began to notice anomalous “ghost tracks” and “clutter” on the ship’s radars.

Concerned the Princeton’s brand new AN/SPY-1B radar system was acting up, the crew recalibrated the high tech gear to clear the errors, but the ostensibly “false” radar tracks only amplified and became stronger, the first sign something rather strange was happening.

“Once we finished all the recalibration and brought it back up, the tracks were actually sharper and clearer,” former Petty Officer 3rd Class and Princeton radar technician Gary Voorhis told Popular Mechanics. “Sometimes they’d be at an altitude of 80,000 or 60,000 feet. Other times they’d be around 30,000 feet, going like 100 knots.”

Their radar cross sections didn’t match any known aircraft; they were 100 percent red … no IFF [Identification Friend or Foe].

Kevin Day, a Senior Chief Operations Specialist tasked with monitoring the airspace around the Princeton, also noticed the bizarre radar artifacts from the ship’s Combat Information Center, which continued for several days.

“The reason why I say they’re weird [is] because they were appearing in groups of five to 10 at a time and they were pretty closely spaced to each other,” Day said in the documentary ‘The Nimitz Encounters,’ describing the radar tracks.

As the crew kept tabs on the mysterious signals, Voorhis became convinced this was no typical radar error, and attempted to put eyes on whatever was causing the anomaly. Using the ship’s systems to pinpoint the signal and then peering through heavily-magnified binoculars, he finally caught a glimpse. While the objects were too far away to clearly discern, Voorhis is sure he saw something zipping around in the distance.

“I couldn’t make out details, but they’d just be hovering there, then all of a sudden, in an instant, they’d dart off to another direction and stop again,” Voorhis said.

After nearly a week of hide-and-seek with the objects, Day persuaded his superiors to allow an intercept attempt, dispatching two F/A-18s to investigate. Making visual contact from about a mile away, the fighter pilots said they spotted an “elongated egg”-like object, “solid white, smooth, with no edges,” according to an executive summary from an “unofficial” military investigation into the incident obtained by journalist George Knapp. The objects proved too elusive for the fighter jets, however, and they were eventually forced to abandon the effort.

A second attempt would produce the now-infamous infrared footage, leaked to the media in 2017, featuring a pill-shaped object hovering in the sky, and audio of bewildered fighter pilots struggling to identify the craft. While the footage was first released by the military for use in an internal database in 2017, the Pentagon only confirmed its authenticity in September, and maintains it was never cleared for release to the general public.

Cover-up or screw-up?

Over a decade on from the mysterious encounter, Princeton crew members are still scratching their heads about what happened that week in November of 2004, as well as the events that followed.

Soon after the F/A-18 intercept, Voorhis says two men arrived on the Princeton in search of the data recordings captured during the run-in, which he was ordered to turn over immediately. Other recording devices on the ship had also been wiped clean. “They even told me to erase everything that’s in the shop – even the blank tapes,” he said.

“What really made this incident alarming was when a Blackhawk helicopter landed on our ship and took all our information from the top secret rooms,” another sailor aboard the Princeton told Popular Mechanics under condition of anonymity.

“We were all pretty shocked and it was an unspoken rule not to talk about it because we had secret clearances and didn’t want to jeopardize our careers,” he added.

Skeptical about a cover-up, however, one of the F/A-18 pilots present for the intercept, Commander David Fravor, believes the data was simply lost or recorded over on accident, though he acknowledges the disappearance of data records on the ship.

“I think Cmdr. Fravor’s opinion on how the tapes went missing is the most plausible explanation,” Vincent Aiello, another retired fighter pilot familiar with Fravor’s account, told Popular Mechanics. “However, a lot of squadron personnel have access to those materials, so it leaves the door open that someone could have intentionally taken them.”

Despite the disagreement among some of the crew about whether the Pentagon sought to bury the event under the rug, several witnesses remain convinced something bigger than a radar error was at work and stand by their stories.

“This thing, it was so much more than what you see in [the 2017] video,” said former Petty Officer 3rd Class and Princeton crew member Jason Turner.

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NASA research: UFO sightings since ancient times

The study was authored by Richard B. Stoters, a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Research. In 2007, Stoters wrote the article “Unidentified Flying Objects in Ancient Times.”

Stoters combined a historical and scientific approach to ancient reports of what are today called Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

He analyzed dozens of UFO accounts of ancient historians – his focus was on Roman and Greek historians. Stoters cites many descriptions of objects in the sky over 2,000 years ago.

Stoters has done a great job and NASA has published his research.

Stoters studied UFO sightings only from Rome and Greece in his research, but it is worth remembering that there are stories of flying objects throughout the ancient world.

In scriptures such as the Bible or the Mahabharata, there are descriptions of flying objects that were seen by ancient people (by the way, NASA engineer Joseph Blumrich reconstructed the vehicle that the prophet Ezekiel saw).

When we talk about current sightings of modern UFOs, it is worth remembering that UFOs have been observed from the very beginning of civilization.

Although UFOs differ in morphology and behavior, there are still common patterns. At close range, UFOs appear as discs or cigar-shaped objects, including vertical cylinders surrounded by “clouds” and associated with smaller discs.

Depending on the point from which the object was observed, their shapes can be similar or even identical:

When viewed from the front, the disc looks round, although from the edge it looks elliptical or oblong.

Colors during the day are usually described as silver or gray, and at night as red or multi-colored lights.

Sizes range from one meter to hundreds of meters.

UFOs are usually silent and make no sound in flight.

They can be seen in the air or on the ground, hovering or stationary, or moving through the sky or moving randomly.

Sometimes they suddenly appear or disappear.

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A mysterious object near the moon and a Disc-shaped UFO hit the news

A video was posted on the Internet, which clearly shows how an unidentified object flew over the surface of the Earth satellite, and then quickly disappeared from view. 

In a strange video, which was filmed on July 25 in the city of Benzin by Marek Slade, it is perfectly visible how a UFO flew at incredible speed right in front of the moon. An incomprehensible object flew along a horizontal line and until the very moment of its disappearance its flight path did not change.

Users immediately began to comment on this video. It is worth noting that opinions were divided over what exactly can be seen on the video posted on the network. Some users suggested that they managed to take pictures of the International Space Station, which swept in front of the satellite at great speed. It could also be an artificial satellite. Another part of the users agreed that this is indeed a UFO, which belongs to an unknown alien civilization.

There were also comments that it could have been a fairly large bird that flew right between the moon and the camera at the time of filming the video. If it were actually some kind of flying device near the moon, then when it reached the dark side of the satellite, it would immediately disappear from the field of view. But this did not happen and the object was clearly visible even on the dark side.

The video was posted on the Internet by the author of a fairly popular YouTube channel, which discusses a variety of conspiracy theories that are relevant today. At the moment, more than 1000 users have watched the video. In the comments, one can observe a very heated debate as to what it really was.

Disc UFO hits NBC’s evening news

The August 3, 2020 issue of NBC Nightly News caught our attention by focusing on how the Navajo Indians are fighting a water crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic, but after watching this issue we found something else there – a disc-shaped UFO flying by at that very moment, when the Indian shaman cried out to the gods.

Issue Summary: “Cynthia McFadden of NBC News takes a closer look at the water crisis affecting the Navajo people in Arizona, where at least 30 percent of the houses on the reservation have no running water.”

Notice how the UFO “rips open” the cloud as it flies out of it.

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What hackers were looking for on the Vatican servers

As the Associated Press reports on July 29, 2020, the Vatican and the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong have been targeted by Chinese hackers believed to be in the service of the Chinese government. There was no immediate comment at the Vatican and it was only now, after a report by The New York Times, that everything became known.

When it comes to cyber espionage, the Vatican may not seem like an obvious target. However, it has now been targeted by hackers who appear to be linked to China. 

China and the Vatican are expected to begin negotiations in September to renew an agreement on control of the Catholic Church in China. Chinese leaders may look an edge – inside knowledge about how the Holy See was planning to approach the negotiating table, according to a report released by Recorded Future, a company that investigates threats in cyberspace. 

The report states that the hackers were targeted the Vatican, the Diocese of Hong Kong and its head, the de facto representative of the Pope in China. In addition, according to the report, China used malware to gain access to the Vatican ‘s internal networks.

China’s Foreign Ministry generally denies any involvement in the incident, calling the report “baseless speculation.” The attacks continued from May until at least July 21st. They included, in particular, an explicit phishing attempt with documents from the Vatican State Secretariat, as it were, sent to the head of the Vatican mission in Hong Kong.

Phishing is a type of Internet fraud, the purpose of which is to gain access to confidential user data. This is achieved by sending mass emails on behalf of popular brands, as well as private messages within various services, for example, on behalf of banks or within social networks.

The letter often contains a direct link to a site that looks indistinguishable from the real one, or to a site with a redirect. After the user lands on a fake page, the scammers try, using various psychological methods, to induce the user to enter their username and password on the fake page, which they use to access a specific site, which allows the fraudsters to gain access to accounts and bank accounts.

According to a report released by the American service Recorded Future, which tracks cyberattacks, the hacking attempt was carried out by a group called RedDelta and began back in May with the possible aim of September negotiations to renew the interim agreement on bishop appointments.

China is home to about 12 million Catholics, who are divided into two groups: one part belongs to the government-backed Chinese Catholic “patriotic church association”, which is outside the power of the Pope, the second, a very small part – is something like a “catacomb church” devoted to the Pope. The Chinese authorities are persecuting the parishioners and, especially, the priests of this church.

In 2018, in order to unite the flock between China and the Vatican, a sort of agreement was signed on the joint appointment of bishops, which would suit both parties. In September 2020, the agreement was to be renewed, therefore, as the official Vatican said – “The proposed invasion of RedDelta will give Beijing an understanding of the negotiating position of the Holy See ahead of the resumption of the deal in September 2020.” But is it really so?

In fact, China and the Vatican are kind of twin brothers. China, which has dramatically gained strength over the past decades, did this exclusively through the efforts of globalists, who for 30 years pumped money and technology there.

On the other hand, although there is no direct evidence that the Vatican is, as it were, the spiritual leader of globalism, nevertheless, there is enough circumstantial evidence and there is even an opinion that the Antichrist will be appointed by the Vatican, which wants to destroy Israel, capture Jerusalem and plant there for the kingdom of his world king.

Therefore, it is hard to believe in some kind of confrontation between the Vatican and the PRC, especially since the essence of the issue is, as it were, feeding a flock of a couple of million sheep, which for China is nothing. Hence, one must think that the Chinese hackers decided to gain access to the computers of the main bosses, containing information that was not shared with Beijing for one reason or another. But what information could this be? And what is the reason for this urgency?

The Vatican undoubtedly keeps many secrets and with at least one eye to look at its secret libraries, many would like to at least have a quick peek at at the names of volumes. However, there are big doubts that the antediluvian manuscripts were translated into digital and placed on the server under the Pope’s bed, so rather there is some current data.

But what kind of data could there be that interested either the Chinese, or someone who hacked into the Vatican disguised himself as Chinese hackers? What kind of data is there, of course, only the Vatican and the hackers who hacked it know for sure, but, as everyone else knows, in observations with infrared telescopes, the Vatican is at the forefront:

Therefore, given the ever-growing rumors about the Earth entering the asteroid cloud, which are trailing behind the Planet X that entered the solar system, one can think that the information of this plan has become the target of the hackers. That is, information about when to run to the bunker and escape. Xi or some other of his comrades might not have been told, so they decided to clarify everything on their own. But no one will tell us what the hackers have dug up, so we will have to wait and see.

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