DOD Draws Bead on UFOs
On Aug. 4, 2020, Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist approved the establishment of an Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) Task Force (UAPTF). The Department of the Navy, under the cognizance of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security, will lead the UAPTF.
Department of Defense established the UAPTF
to improve its understanding of, and gain
insight into, the nature and origins of UAPs.
The mission of the task force is to detect,
analyze and catalog UAPs that could
potentially pose a threat to U.S. national