According to a 1985 fact sheet from Wright-Patterson, posted online by the National Archives, the Air Force decided to discontinue UFO investigations after concluding that.
“No UFO reported, investigated and evaluated by the Air Force has ever given any indication of threat to our national security (and) there has been no evidence indicating that sightings categorized as ‘unidentified‘ are extraterrestrial vehicles.”
Project Blue Book was based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. Between 1947 and 1969, the Air Force recorded 12,618 sightings of strange phenomena — 701 of which remain “unidentified.”
The more than 10,000 cases include a 1950 incident at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, N.M., where an Air Force Office of Special Investigations agent reported a star-like craft that shifted from a bright white color to red and green as it moved erratically in several directions.
Project Grudge — on his online database, The Black Vault.
The National Archives has made these files available to public on microfilm in its Washington headquarters.
Parts of the Project Blue Book files have previously been posted online in various locations, Greenewald said. But his webpage is the first time the complete files have been posted in PDF form in a searchable database.
We’ve been informed that these documents were previously available in a non-searchable format over at the Project Blue Book Archive and Fold3.
This is just the first time they’ve been online in a searchable PDF format.
One thing you won’t find online are records related to the alleged 1947 Roswell, N.M., incident, where conspiracy theorists maintain the military recovered a crashed alien spacecraft and its occupants.
This 1950 document shows a Federal Bureau of Investigation report of “flying saucers” in New Mexico sent to then-Director J. Edgar Hoover in 1950. The document has become the FBI’s most popular file in the bureau’s electronic reading room.