United States and International Government
UFO Investigative Projects
Part 2

Project Pinball
            An attempt in Alaska to track UFO's on radar.

Project Plato
             This was the embassy wing of the government's secret UFO investigative efforts.  It was alleged that a treaty was formed to secure technology from the aliens in return for covering up their presence and permission to abduct humans at will.  No explanation available as to why they needed our permission.
Project Plato

Project Pluto

             A project  that dealt with the evaluation and application of UFO technology that would benefit our space programs. 
Project Plato

Project Pounce
            Officially it was a
UFO study proposed by Kirtland AFB, early 1950s.  In truth it was the unit tasked to retrieve downed UFOs and prevent civilian access to them.

Project Pluto

Project Rainbow
            Project Rainbow was the official name for the Philadelphia Experiment, allegedly an experiment conducted upon a small destroyer escort ship during World War II, both in the Philadelphia Naval Yard and at sea; the goal was to make that ship invisible to enemy detection. The accounts vary as to whether the original idea was to achieve invisibility to enemy radar or whether the prize sought after was more profound: optical invisibility.

Project Rainbow

Project Redlight
            Mention of this project has appeared in several FOIA documents and witness accounts. To date however, no documents have been released which show what this project is related to.  Some allege it was developed to actually fly captured UFOs.

Project Redlight

Project Saucer
            Established officially, January 22, 1948. AMC's Technical Intelligence Division, charged with the collection, investigation, and interpretation of data relative to unidentified flying objects, looked into more than 240 domestic and 30 foreign incidents. With assistance from several other government and private agencies, and with the entire facilities of the Wright Field laboratories at their disposal, personnel identified about 30 percent of the sightings studied as conventional aerial objects. It was expected that further probing of incidents in relation to weather balloon locations, etc., would provide commonplace answers to at least an equal number of the sky riddles. Answers were drawn from factors such as guided missile research activity, weather, and other atmospheric sounding balloons, astronomical phenomena, commercial and military aircraft flights, flights of migratory birds, shots from flare guns, practical jokers, victims of optical illusion, the phenomena of mass hallucination, etc.   Project Saucer was the cover name given to the first of the Air Force UFO projects. It was circulated in the civilian community but was not an official project.

Project Second Storey
            The
Project Second Storey Committee was established soon after the sight of "a bright amber disc" flying at terrific flew over the North Bay Air Station on 12 April 1952, Dr. O.M. Solandt, Chairman of the Defense Research Board, convened the first meeting of what was to become the first official Canadian UFO Investigation
Project Second Storey

Project Sigma
           An ongoing 1954 Top Secret project that looked into how to communicate with aliens. That projects existence was revealed in the It  was the brainchild of sadly overlooked author, Alexander Trocchi, in the 1960's, though as he says "Sigma is a word referring to something which is quite independent of myself or of any other individual, and if we are correct in our historical analysis, we must regard it as having begun a long time ago". Other individuals involved in the original project include William S Burroughs, Norman Mailer, Dr R D Laing, Michael McClure, and Colin Wilson; though they were to consider themselves not as individuals, but part of a greater whole .   
Project Sigma Explained

Project Sign
             Project Sign: Started in Dec. 1947 and Gen. Nathanial Twining was in charge. This later was changed in Dec 1948 to Project Grudge...and then again in 1949 to the famous name "Project Bluebook"
Project Sign

Project Snowbird
             An alleged ongoing 1972 Top Secret project that researched, developed and implemented alien spacecraft technology and test flown recovered UFOs. It is possible that the UFO involved in the CASH/LANDRUM CASE was built by the Americans as part of this project, however another "Project Snowbird" has been found described as a "Joint Army/Air Force peacetime military exercise in the sub-arctic region in 1955" in the 1963 Gale Research's Code Names Dictionary. Project Snowbird is another project that was only revealed in the Project Aquarius Briefing Document.
 

Project Snowflake
             Project Snowflake: Poisson Aerospace, a Canadian aerospace company, may have been running a top secret program during the mid-seventies that had Alberta residents convinced that they had been visited by UFOs.  Located on an abandoned farm near Gilton, Alberta, the program, code-named "Project Snowflake," is rumored to have been a $136 million initiative to develop a Canadian flying saucer-style surveillance vehicle. The craft was said to be similar in appearance to the famous Avrocar flying disk, but operated on an entirely different lifting and propulsion system. Inside sources reveal that only a handful of senior aerospace experts were privy to this top-secret program, which allegedly ran between 1971 and1975. During this time a working prototype of the craft was developed and flight-tested at night in and around Gilton, Alberta.  Poisson executives decided to scrap "Project Snowflake" in 1975 after stories began to circulate about local farmers seeing strange lights in the sky at night and circular markings in the snow.
Northern UFOs - Project Snowflake

Project Stork
             Captain Edward Ruppelt, an Air Force intelligence officer, was appointed to take over Project Bluebook.  A standard reporting form was developed by Ohio State University, and Ruppelt commissioned the Battelle Memorial Institute was  to do a statistical study known as Project Stork.
Seven Status Reports on Project STORK

Project Twinkle
             Project Twinkle: It was to be implemented by setting up three tracking stations in New Mexico equipped with 35mm movie cameras. The time, azimuth, and elevation angles of each camera would be continuously measured. If a green fireball could be detected by two of the cameras simultaneously, then the speed and altitude of the fireball could be determined by triangulation calculations. Project Twinkle never photographed even one fireball, mainly because the Air Force did not provide the necessary backing. Only one of the three proposed cameras was obtained, and the project was understaffed. A major error that kept the single camera team from even photographing one fireball was the fact that they kept moving their observation site whenever sightings were reported instead of setting up in one likely spot and waiting for the fireballs to appear. Project Twinkle, a complete failure, had been allowed to die by the time the Korean War began, an early example of the apparent Air Force reluctance to get seriously involved in the investigation of UFO phenomena.
Project Twinkle

Project Visit
             Unofficial NASA UFO study group named Project Visit (Vehicle Internal System Investigative Team).


Project Whirlwind
               1948 Massachusetts Institute of Technology study

Close Encounters of the Historical Kind
An Introduction to UFOs in History
UFOs in History
Hundreds of Historical UFO Sightings

UFO Quotations
Presidents, Government Officials, Scientists, and the Public

UFO Investigations

A Guide to Government Probes

UFO Crashes

A Unique Collection of Historical UFO Crash Reports
The Logic Behind the UFO Cover-up
Ignorance or A Planned Deception?
The UFO Conundrum
 The Theories and the Theorists

Project Blue Book Unknowns
Hundreds of the Unknown Sightings from Project Blue Book
How To Debunk Just About Anything
How and Why Debunkers Think and Act

15 Reasons Why Science Should Re-Examine the UFO Phenomenon
An Interesting Perspective on the Issue



 

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