UFO encounters have reportedly left Americans suffering from radiation burns, brain and nervous system damage, and even “pregnancy loss,” according to an extensive database of U.S. government reports recently released through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request became.
The document database contains more than 1,500 pages of UFO-related material from the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) — a secret U.S. Department of Defense program that ran from 2007 to 2012. AATIP only became known to the public in 2017, when former program director Luis Elizondo resigned from the Pentagon and released several now infamous videos of one unidentified planes moving in seemingly impossible ways to the media.
Shortly after AATIP’s existence was revealed, the US outpost submitted a FOIA request to British tabloid The Sun for all documents related to the program. Four years later – on April 5, 2022 – the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) complied by releasing an additional 1,574 pages of material The sun.
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According to The Sun, the document cache contains accounts of the biological effects of UFO sightings on humans, studies of advanced technologies such as stealth cloaks, and plans for space exploration and colonization. Some parts of the documents have been “partially withheld” for privacy and confidentiality reasons, AATIP told The Sun.
A prominent document from the collection is a report entitled Abnormal acute and subacute field effects on human and biological tissuesdated March 2010. The report details alleged injuries to “human observers by anomalous advanced aerospace systems,” some of which the document says could pose “threats to United States interests.”
The report details 42 cases from medical records and 300 “unpublished” cases of people injured after alleged encounters with “anomalous vehicles,” including UFOs. In some cases, people showed burn injuries or other associated medical conditions electromagnetic radiation, the report says — some of which appear to have been caused by “energy-related propulsion systems.” The report also cited cases of brain damage, nerve damage, heart palpitations and headaches associated with abnormal vehicle encounters.
It is unclear what type of review process, if any, AATIP used to investigate these alleged cases. The Sun is yet to share the full content of the requested reports.
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The report also includes a list of alleged biological effects of UFO sightings on human observers between 1873 and 1994, compiled by the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) – a civilian non-profit group that conducts studies on reported UFO sightings. Reported effects of UFO encounters include “unexplained pregnancy,” “apparent abduction,” paralysis, and experiences of perceived telepathy, teleportation, and levitation.
The report concludes that there is sufficient evidence “to support a hypothesis that some advanced systems are already deployed and are opaque to full US understanding.”
For more information, see The Sun’s first report on their FOIA request.
Originally published on Live Science.
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