1055 New Reports Posted

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We have updated the NUFORC website as of Sunday, September 10, 2023.   The update includes 1055 new sighting reports, submitted by 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on the date of this posting. Our next posting will be in early October.


With this posting, we have upgraded the way that we index and publish reports on the site. New features include the ability to search and sort the indexes, and the inclusion of videos in those reports where they have been submitted. Also, we are now marking reports that we find especially interesting with an exclamation point …

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403 New Reports Posted, Congressional Hearings Spur Reporting

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If you haven’t watched the July 26th Congressional Hearing on UFO’s, which featured dramatic testimony from whistleblower David Grusch and 2 Navy pilots, it is well worth checking out. You can view it here. The hearing and associated news coverage led to a big uptick in reports, with our volume doubling as more witnesses became motivated to share their experiences from the past. As usual, we received a mix of reports of dramatic sightings of structured craft, to mysterious orange orbs, to erratically moving lights, to misidentification of SpaceX launches, etc.

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Metallic Orbs

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Sean Kirkpatrick, director of the All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office, or AARO, recently made the following striking statement about unidentified flying metallic orbs in a public presentation with NASA: “We see these all over the world, and we see these making very interesting apparent maneuvers.” A clip of the portion of the presentation containing this statement, which also shows video footage of such an object shot from an MQ-9 reaper drone in Iraq can be viewed here.

NUFORC can certainly corroborate his statement. Here is a list of 21 cases recently reported to the Center of anomalous …

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722 New Reports Posted

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The NUFORC databank has been updated with the posting of 722 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since our last update on May 19th. 489 of these reports are contemporary sightings (since May 19th), and the rest are events from the past that witnesses are just now reporting.

Beginning with this posting, we have added a section to each report for explanations, which appear on some reports at the bottom. Our list of explanations include Aircraft, Balloon, Bird, Blimp, Camera Anomaly, Cloud, Contrail, Drone, Fireworks, Flares, Hoax, Insect, Laser, Meteor, Planet/Star, Rocket, Satellite, Searchlight, and …

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SkyWatch Passive Radar Network for Citizen Disclosure

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In 2004, Peter Davenport proposed a method to to build a UFO detection system utilizing passive radar, and presented his ideas in the MUFON UFO Journal. Now, almost 20 years later, Mitch Randall, working with the Galileo Project at Harvard, has built a working prototype and proven the concept.

The next step is to secure funding to produce a commercially available unit that anyone can buy and install. When at least 3 of these systems are deployed in any given area, what Mitch calls Objects Outside the Paradigm of Science (or OOPS), can be detected. These are craft that can …

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Fighter Jets Circle UAP in Michigan on June 3 (Updated June 22)

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NUFORC receives 10 to 20 UFO reports each day. Our standard procedure is to review and post these reports in batches, however we felt the following incident was significant enough to release ASAP. On June 3, four witnesses observed what was described as an aerial “dogfight” between 2 jets and a UAP over a Meijer’s grocery store in Bad Axe Michigan. Here is the report:

Quiet afternoon no signs of planes it’s, 10 am, in the parking lot of the storage unit across from Miejers. Myself, my wife and 2 Co workers were helping move my camper! Suddenly ear shattering

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522 New Reports Posted

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The NUFORC databank has been updated with the posting of 522 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since our last update on April 9th, 2023. 

We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to those individuals who have been kind enough to take the time to compose a detailed description of their sighting(s), and who go to the trouble of submitting those sighting reports, using our report form.  In our opinion, those people who document their sightings in that manner are the true heroes of ufology!

Peter Davenport, Director of NUFORC, will …

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333 New Reports Posted

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The NUFORC website has been updated as of Sunday, April 09, 2023, with the posting of 333 new reports, received at our headquarters prior to midnight (Pacific Daylight Time), Saturday, April 08th.

Traditionally, we proofread each report before clearing it for posting to our website.  However, given that we are under time pressure to get this update posted, we have been able to do only a cursory job of screening and correcting the posted reports.

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1275 New Reports Posted

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We have just released 1275 new reports received at the Center since late December. The reports consist of a wide variety of sightings, from structured craft, to lights moving erratically in the sky, to frequent sightings of mysterious orange or blue “orbs”.

Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus

Reports spiked heavily in late February and the first few days of March when Jupiter and Venus appeared just 1/2 degree apart from each other in the western sky, a rare and spectacular astronomical alignment. Many witnesses mistook this as a single craft, and reported it as such to us both over the …

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The MADAR Project

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Those of you who diligently scan our reports have likely noticed references to MADAR nodes, for example this report from May of 2022. MADAR stands for Multiple Anomaly Detection and Automated Recording, and these reports document alerts triggered by a network of special sensors placed in strategic locations around the globe. The sensors are designed to detect electromagnetic and ionospheric disturbances that may be caused by UFOs. The project is unique in that it uses a scientific approach to collecting data and analyzing it, rather than relying on anecdotal evidence. This has led to a high level of credibility …

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