There are only 4 countries that could launch what was seen. I’m guessing that China is telling us to quit screwing with the money. And I heard it from reliable enough of a source that the Pentagon really is shook up ~jude
Submitted by Tyler Durden
A crazy day in the markets closes, and one of the biggest non-market related stories still has no closure. As per the AP, nobody still has any clue what the “missile” sighting was. A suggestion being floated by the Pentagon is that this may have been a “private company.” NORAD chimes in: “We can confirm that there is no threat to our nation, and from all indications this was not a launch by a foreign military.” In other words, nobody knows nothing.
Washington (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday it was trying to determine if a missile was launched Monday off the coast of Southern California and, if so, who might have fired it.
Spokesmen for the Navy, Air Force, and other military organizations said they were looking into a video posted on the CBS News website that shows an object shooting across the sky and leaving a large contrail, or vapor trail, over the Pacific Ocean.
The video was shot by a KCBS helicopter, the station said Tuesday.
“Nobody within the Department of Defense that we’ve reached out to has been able to explain what this contrail is, where it came from,” Pentagon spokesman Col. Dave Lapan said.
Lapan said that “all indications” are that the Department of Defense was not involved within the mystery object, and that the contrail might have been created by something flown by a private company.
Normally any missile test would require notification so that mariners and pilots could be warned or air space closed, but that may not have been done in this case, Lapan said.
“It does seem implausible, and that’s why at this point the operative term is ‘unexplained’,” he said. “Nobody … within the Department of Defense that we’ve reached out to has been able to explain what this contrail is.”
Missile tests are common off Southern California. Launches are conducted from vessels and platforms on an ocean range west of Point Mugu.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, issued a statement jointly with the U.S. Northern Command, or NORTHCOM, saying that the contrail was not the result of a foreign military launching a missile. It provided no further details.
“We can confirm that there is no threat to our nation, and from all indications this was not a launch by a foreign military,” the statement said. “We will provide more information as it becomes available.”
NORTHCOM is the U.S. defense command and NORAD is a U.S.-Canadian organization charged with protecting the U.S.
from the threat of missiles or hostile aircraft.
- Pentagon can’t explain mystery ‘missile’ (ctv.ca)
- Mystery contrail leaves US military stumped (guardian.co.uk)
- No Pentagon Explanation for Plume (nytimes.com)
- US military unable to explain mystery ‘missile’ launch (telegraph.co.uk)
- “Update From NORTHCOM on Mystery Contrail” and related posts (informationdissemination.net)
Missile Mystery or Another Epic Failure in US Intelligence
With the CIA funding google wifi [aka wispy] and google providing free wifi across India it kinda makes you wonder. The Pentagon can’t even figure out what the fuck they launched off the coast of California and they actually expect us to believe it was a jet or an optical illusion? These continuous false flags keeps the sheep happy in la la land and we somehow tolerate pouring billions of dollars into “defense” when the majority of Americans are barely getting by. And despite this epic embarrassment we will no doubt look the other way when Obama follows in Bush’s footsteps continuing to spend more and more money on “intelligence” and expanding the “Patriot Act” This will no doubt result in the further erosion of our civil liberties and Americans will gladly give up a little privacy for the illusion of safety. all the money invested in “security” defense and “intelligence” the pentagon actually expects us to believe that the “mystery missile” #GTFO kinda makes the pentagon look like ignorant dumbasses… oh wait, that’s right. they are! #yeahisaidit and if i just offended you then you are either too ignorant or stupid to see the whole picture! [reposted from http://thepowersthatbeat.blogspot.com/2010/11/missile-mystery-or-another-epic…