PUBLISHED: 17:39, Tue, Jan 5, 2021 | UPDATED: 17:39, Tue, Jan 5, 2021
The UFO report may be the soft disclosure ET enthusiasts have been waiting for since the US Pentagon officially acknowledged video footage of multiple unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) filmed in 2004 and 2015. Although it is unclear how much the report will reveal, Nick Pope, a former UFO investigator for the MOD, thinks the "extraterrestrial hypothesis" has not been ruled out just yet. The news follows President Donald Trump signing a £1.7trillion ($2.3trillion) Covid-19 emergency relief bill last week.
The bill was primarily aimed at providing financial support to those affected by the coronavirus pandemic but a number of unrelated laws have made their way into the 5,600-page document.
Among them is a law calling on the US's intelligence services to present the US Senate intelligence committee with a report on UFOs in 180 days.
According to the bill, the report must include a "detailed analysis of unidentified aerial phenomenon data and intelligence reporting collected or held" by the country's intelligence agencies.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The report must also identify "any incidents or patterns that indicate a potential adversary may have achieved breakthrough aerospace capabilities that could put United States strategic or conventional forces at risk."
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The possible outcomes of the report are twofold and not necessarily linked to extraterrestrials.
On the one hand, the report might shed more light on what many believe are incidents of UFOs taking to our skies.
On the other hand, the report might reveal the technological capabilities of foreign militaries, such as Russia and China.
Mr Pope, who