Next month, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and other agencies are scheduled to deliver declassified reports on UFOs to Congress.
The Department of Defense's watchdog is also set to examine how the Pentagon has handled reports of UFOs. A source with knowledge of the subject matter told CNN earlier this month that there will be more inquiries announced in the near future on how these encounters were handled in recent years. We've heard about navy pilots seeing UFOs on missions. Here is some sound obtained by the Washington Post of some commercial pilots.
Here's what to know about UFOs:
Last month, the Pentagon confirmed the authenticity of photos and video taken by Navy personnel in 2019 that appeared to show triangle-shaped objects blinking and moving through the clouds.
The US government's acknowledgment that UFOs are real undoubtedly begs the question: Are we alone?
Luis Elizondo, the former head of a classified DoD program to research potential UFOs, told CNN in 2017 that he personally believes "there is very compelling evidence that we may not be alone."
Cleve Wootson from the Washington Post talks about the impact of these hearings...and what people can expect.