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Military Interest in UFOs – Iain Boyd

Iain Boyd discusses some of the reason for the U.S. military's renewed interest in evaluating unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs).

The United States government has largely framed UFO sightings in terms of national security.

The emergence of new camera and imaging technology has resulted in an increase of reports; everyday civilians have access to smartphones and social media at the tips of their fingers. However, Iain Boyd, Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Center for National Security Initiatives, indicates that renewed government interest reflects its priority of developing full domain awareness, in which a system of surveillance provides a complete picture of an environment.

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