UFO UpDates
A mailing list for the study of UFO-related phenomena
'Its All Here In Black & White'
Location: UFOUpDatesList.Com > 2002 > Nov > Nov 1

Re: Cosmic Top Secret

From: Jan Aldrich <project1947.nul>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 22:25:34 -0500
Archived: Fri, 01 Nov 2002 09:52:22 -0400
Subject: Re: Cosmic Top Secret


>From: Stanton Friedman <fsphys.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 21:41:59 -0400
>Subject: Re: Cosmic Top Secret

>>From: Anthony Cipoletta <cipey.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Subject: Cosmic Top Secret
>>Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 19:04:44 -0500

>3. The GAO, in its search for Roswell related documents, noted
>on page 80 of their 400+ page overview background package that
>they had noted documents classified TOP SECRET RESTRICTED even
>though they had been told (Majestic 12) that no such designation
>was in use at the time (1954).

No, this is incorrect. I believe you are talking about
Restricted Data and Formerly Restricted Data both of which refer
to nuclear related information. Again, I would like to see such
a document that can be independently obtained from an archives.

>I had also noted, in Archives, documents classified as SECRET
>RESTRICTED and CONFIDENTIAL RESTRICTED..... When I worked on
>classified programs relating to nuclear activities, one very
>frequently saw SECRET RESTRICTED DATA and CONFIDENTIAL
>RESTRICTED DATA on classified documents.

Again, I don't think you saw Secret Restrict, but rather Secret
Restricted Data (SRD)

The GOA Roswell investigators were cleared for access to nuclear
weapons data and could see Top Secret Restricted Data.

One problem in researching at archives is that documents
containing Restricted Data must be reviewed by the Energy
Department for release in addition to the originating agency. A
real problem when nuclear capable units of, say the Air Force,
are involved.

>In addition I required a Q clearance which was normally thought
>of as being somewhere between SECRET and TOP SECRET.

This is completely false. A Q clearance was necessary for access
to nuclear data. It is not between anything.

Security manuals are readily available to researchers so
mis-statement like this could easily be avoided with a little
reading.

>Stan Friedman


Jan Aldrich


[ Next Message | Previous Message | This Day's Messages ]
This Month's Index |

UFO UpDates Main Index

UFO UpDates - Toronto - Operated by Errol Bruce-Knapp


Archive programming by Glenn Campbell at Glenn-Campbell.com