Pentagon's All Domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO) shares fascinating footage during Senate Subcommittee Hearing.
Mysterious Orb-Shaped UFO Captured in Pentagon-Released Video
In an enthralling Senate Subcommittee Hearing on Emerging Threats and Capabilities held on April 19, Dr. Sean M. Kirkpatrick, Director of the All Domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), unveiled a captivating video of an orb-shaped UFO.
AARO’s Current Investigations
Kirkpatrick’s presentation during the public portion of the hearing, which spanned just over an hour, provided intriguing insights into the activities of the recently established Pentagon UFO office. Currently, AARO is investigating around 650 cases, gathering data on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), such as their most common altitude, shape, and detected speed.
Declassified UFO Footage
To demonstrate both explained and unexplained cases, Kirkpatrick showcased a declassified video taken by an MQ9 Reaper drone, in which a metallic orb-like object moved swiftly without any visible propulsion method. This UAP remains unidentified. In contrast, he presented a video from South Asia in which an object could be identified as an airplane.
Government Data Release and Resource Concerns
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), the panel chair, addressed the initial batch of government data disclosed after pressure from the late Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.). Regarding some of the airborne events revealed, Gillibrand expressed regret over the slow and insufficient response due to the UFO stigma. Additionally, she criticized the AARO’s lack of resources and the Pentagon’s apparent disregard for the office’s leadership role, particularly in the Chinese spy balloon incident.
Prioritizing National Security
Kirkpatrick acknowledged the need to analyze historical records of events from the past to the present, prioritizing those with defense information crucial to national security. He admitted that answering decades of UAP-related questions would not be possible all at once, but a starting point is necessary.
Identifying the Mundane and Addressing Emerging Threats
In his testimony, Kirkpatrick stated that most unidentified objects reported to AARO exhibit mundane characteristics, such as balloons, unmanned aerial systems, or natural phenomena. He pointed out that humans are susceptible to deception and illusion, while sensors can experience unexpected responses, failures, or even intentional interference. When asked about advanced technologies that China and Russia might be using, he mentioned “emerging capabilities” without attributing any specific unexplained sightings to Chinese technology.