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Re: Off-Season UFOs - Hebert

From: Amy Hebert <vanguard.nul>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 14:18:33 -0600
Fwd Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 12:27:51 -0500
Subject: Re: Off-Season UFOs - Hebert


>From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 18:56:03 -0000
>Subject: Re: Off-Season UFOs

>>From: Amy Hebert <vanguard.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 17:19:27 -0600
>>Subject: Re: Off-Season UFOs

Hi, Nick:

Sorry for the late reply to this. I only have time to catch up
on weekends.

<snip>

>>I'm wondering how the information yielded from your study could be
>>turned around and used to disguise tests of secret military projects
>>and/or psychological responses to unknown/novel stimuli.

>This is not a question on which it would be appropriate for me
>to comment, beyond a general observation that prototype aircraft
>or UAVs are generally test flown in clearly defined areas set
>aside for this purpose. I can't say any more than this, but was
>not in any case briefed on any such projects, because I had no
>'need to know'. I'm afraid I've snipped out most of the rest of
>your post, as the questions followed from your point above. I
>apologise.

No, problem, Nick.

<snip>

>>I was wondering...were you asked by your superiors to do this study or
>>was it just for your own personal information? Did you share the
>>results of your study with the MOD, file it - what happened to the
>>study?

>I undertook this project on my own initiative, but it was wholly
>consistent with my brief. We received several hundred reports of
>UFO sightings each year, and my research into the geographical
>spread of sightings complemented my investigative work. This is
>something I did around ten years ago now, so I can't be sure of
>the details, but I probably briefed my line manager and side
>copied the maps to colleagues in the Directorate of Air Defence
>and the Defence Intelligence Staff. All this work was
>unclassified, and in line with an initiative on Open Government
>I released the maps to various UFO organisations and
>researchers, both proactively and on demand. I think they've
>been published in various books and magazines, and may be on the
>internet somewhere. Perhaps some of the UK ufologists to whom I
>released this material can help on this?

Thank you, Nick. I will find the information I need.


A. Hebert




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