Tag Archives: Ministry of Defence

RAF tracked UFO in orbit from Yorkshire early warning base

Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) ballistic missile early warning station at Fylingdales in North Yorkshire has detected an ‘unknown object’ that appeared in Earth’s orbit. Top brass at the BMEWS base – that is part of the NORAD missile defence … Continue reading

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Radar & UAPs – a new resource

For 2021 I have launched a new resource on my website that is dedicated to Radar, UAPs and other anomalies related to radar detection systems. The case studies range from anomalous ‘angels‘ detected by the earliest RDF sets in the … Continue reading

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Rendlesham UFOs 40th anniversary: The Man from the Ministry speaks for the first time

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of Britain’s best known UFO legend, when unidentified Christmas lights haunted the sky above Suffolk’s Rendlesham forest. Books, TV dramas and films have portrayed the sightings reported by groups of US air force personnel … Continue reading

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The Truth in NOT in here…

The RAF’s secret ‘X-files’ of reported UFO sightings in British skies are to be placed online for the first time – according to the media. This was the hyperbolic story published by the Mail Online, Metro, The Sun, Fox News … Continue reading

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Codename Rendlesham

The Rendlesham Forest incident challenges Roswell as the most influential UFO legend in popular culture. Next Christmas marks the 40th anniversary of the story that began on Boxing Day morning, 26 December 1980. This marked the beginning of three nights … Continue reading

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DRONES AND UFOs: new data reveals rise in close encounters with aircraft in UK airspace

Aircrew have a reported an increase in the numbers of close encounters between ‘unknown objects’ and passenger aircraft since a drone caused chaos at Gatwick Airport. A pattern of disturbing incidents has emerged from data obtained by a team of … Continue reading

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British Online Archives: The UFO Files

In episode 2 of the British Online Archives podcast I talk about The National Archives UFO project and my campaign to persuade the Ministry of Defence to open their files to the public. Host Jim Chisem asked me to explain … Continue reading

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Six Months, Five Podcasts

During the past six months I have contributed to five Fortean-themed podcasts reflecting the range of my UFO and legend-related research interests. Brian J Robb who curates the monthly Sounds Peculiar round-up in the excellent Fortean Times magazine says that podcasting … Continue reading

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Black Projects, UFOs and the mysterious MO D-Notice

Has the Ministry of Defence ever suppressed media stories about Black Project aircraft operating secretly over the British Isles? For many years conspiracy-minded aviation writers and UFOlogists have claimed the government has, on occasions, used its contacts in the Press … Continue reading

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Why Britain’s MoD closed the UFO files: exclusive new evidence

Newly-released British intelligence files reveal the hidden agenda behind the MoD’s decision to close down their 50 year investigation of UFOs. The last three UFO files produced by the UK’s defence intelligence branch DI55 were originally with-held from the records earmarked … Continue reading

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