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Iranian fighter jet UFO encounters revealed

Posted on Tuesday, 22 October, 2013 | Comment icon 37 comments

Iranian jets have intercepted a number of strange objects. Image Credit: US Air Force

Iran's combat aircraft pilots have had more than their fair share of close encounters over the years.

While the interception of drones by military aircraft over Iranian airspace is nothing new, on the odd occasion these call-outs have proven to be anything but routine. In 2004, an unusual wave of drone sightings was reported following the announcement that a heavy water nuclear reactor was to be constructed near Arak.

According to reports, the objects were said to have "displayed astonishing flight characteristics, including an ability to fly outside the atmosphere, attain a maximum cruise speed of Mach 10, and a minimum speed of zero, with the ability to hover over the target."

In one case, a pilot described the sighting of a spherical object with a green afterburner near the plant. When he locked his missiles on to the object and prepared to fire it suddenly sped up and disappeared from view within a matter of seconds.

Such incidents are not restricted to the last few years either, in 1976 a famous incident saw F-4 fighter jets temporarily lose control of their weapons and instruments while attempting to pursue an unidentified object over Tehran.

Source: Huffington Post | Comments (37)

Tags: UFO, Iran

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #28 Posted by Star Man on 23 October, 2013, 21:45
[CODE] What is it about South America that allows people like Jaime Maussan and Jose Escamilla to proliferate? [/CODE] old generation ufologist, outsider. talking about that most are real ufo cases.
Comment icon #29 Posted by trudoug on 24 October, 2013, 2:56
So this is how earthlings greet their visitor? Just maybe, they're our ancestors or from the future or just maybe they've evolved at an earlier time & are visiting. Shoot them down? If they're so advanced, don't you realize the repercussions? Oh my!
Comment icon #30 Posted by zoser on 24 October, 2013, 6:10
This one disabled his control panel. They guy was genuinely scared. This one was real.
Comment icon #31 Posted by Star Man on 24 October, 2013, 6:27
a small light ball can disabled my camera. there are many UFO light ball which diameter large than 20cm , they can disabled control panel, car's engine or electronic facility,,,,,,,, also there are many gaint size ufo, they can do it from far away......
Comment icon #32 Posted by zoser on 24 October, 2013, 15:57
People have indeed reported that their cars have been disabled. Here is one of my favourite clips where an English couple describes such a thing:
Comment icon #33 Posted by Star Man on 24 October, 2013, 19:50
if it is true, then that is the ship, mostly that could be the bio-ship, for mechanical suacer, tha will need more information for prove. indeed, which one is high tech, I do not know.
Comment icon #34 Posted by mcrom901 on 25 October, 2013, 5:21
that's pretty loaded i.e. you think it was intentional...
Comment icon #35 Posted by mcrom901 on 25 October, 2013, 5:22
Comment icon #36 Posted by ChrLzs on 26 October, 2013, 2:55
Gee, an English-manufactured vehicle from the 60's thru 90's that didn't steer well and broke down, despite being driven by a highly trained elderly-lady-racing-driver? UNHEARD OF!! And therefore - ALIENZ.
Comment icon #37 Posted by Vigilanis on 27 October, 2013, 12:58
More than likely military, one of our little secret toys from the west being flown out of Groom Lake probably....

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