Washington (USA) – A recent incident off the coast of Southern California in July 2019, with reference to the US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), in which US destroyer USS Kidd was flown around and escorted by unknown objects in flight for several nights, continues to provide a lot of guesswork . Now that UFO skeptics have shelved the incident, none other than the most senior officer and Admiral Chief of Staff of the US Navy, Admiral Michael Gilday, has expressed the opposite of the incident and confirmed that the origin and nature of the generally known as “drones “Designated flying objects is still puzzling.
Starting on the night of July 14, 2019, the “USS Kidd” (DDG-100), an Arleigh Burke-class Navy destroyer, was escorted and circumnavigated by unidentified objects for several nights, while the crew observed and trained personnel (so-called SNOOPIE teams) documented and examined as far as possible. Other Navy ships were able to confirm the events through their own observations.
The described properties of the objects designated in the released reports and logbook entries as “white lights” or “drones” or “UAVs” (unmanned aerial vehicle = unmanned aerial vehicle) – these were, for example, able to travel at the destroyer’s speed of 16 knots Keeping pace for 90 minutes in such a way that they could hover in their positions above the ship’s helicopter landing platform – exclude conventional commercial drones as explanations. In addition, an official investigation by the Navy and Coast Guard into the incident revealed that well-known US military facilities, such as the Navy’s Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility (FACSFAC) in San Diego, can also be excluded as the origin of the “drones”. After some UFO skeptics had already denied the incident an anomalous meaning and in the usual way all sorts of conventional explanations (starting with commercial threats and confusion with Venus up to on-board lighting allegedly confused with flight objects by the crew themselves!) The records of the Navy opposed, the highest-ranking officer and Admiral Chief of Staff of the US Navy, Admiral Michael Gilday has now spoken to journalists about the incidents.
The admiral, when asked whether the Navy had now identified the flying objects involved, said:
“No we have not. I am informed of these sightings and it has been reported that such sightings were also made by pilots and by others, but also not only by US ships, as well as by other branches of the US armed forces. (…) these observations and data have been compiled and are still being evaluated and analyzed. I don’t know at the moment whether there is anything new to report on this. But I want to tell you that we are following a well-established process across the armed forces to collect and analyze this data. “