A former Pentagon official who led a secret government programme to combat UFO attacks says he believes aliens have visited Earth.
Luis Elizondo previously ran the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Programme which, leaked records show, investigated reports of clashes with unidentified aircraft, MailOnline reported.
The former chief of the $22 million project says he thinks “we may not be alone”, based on numerous reports he read on encounters with the flying craft.
Many reportedly displayed out of this world capabilities in terms of both speed and maneuvering.
News of the off-the-books Department of Defense (DoD) programme emerged over the weekend.
It sought to identify what had been seen, either through tools or eyewitness reports, and then “ascertain and determine if that information is a potential threat to national security”.