MYSTERY WIRE – Congress is taking action to establish a permanent UAP (Unidentified Aerial Phenomena) office. The legislation language is on five pages of the FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (HR 4350) which is 1,362 pages long (Key pages and full document below).
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According to the act, Congress is directing the Director of National Intelligence to “establish an office within the Office of the Secretary of Defense to carry out, on a Department-wide basis, the mission currently performed by the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force as of the date of the enactment of this Act.”
Along with being required to give Congress an annula report, the new office would be required to do the following seven duties:
- Developing procedures to synchronize and standardize the collection, reporting, and analysis of standardize the collection, reporting, and analysis of incidents regarding unidentified aerial phenomena across the Department of Defense.
- Developing processes and procedures to ensure that such incidents from each military department are reported and incorporated in a centralized repository.
- Establishing procedures to require the timely and consistent reporting of such incidents.
- Evaluating links between unidentified aerial phenomena and adversarial foreign governments, other foreign governments, or nonstate actors.
- Evaluating the threat that such incidents present to the United States.
- Coordinating with other departments and agencies of the Federal Government, as appropriate.
- Coordinating with allies and partners of the United States, as appropriate, to better assess the nature and extent of unidentified aerial phenomena.