1996: UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER PART 3

UFOs SUB ROSA* DOWN UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY & GOVERNMENT ROLE IN THE UFO CONTROVERSY By Bill Chalker copyright ©1996 Part Three  THE RAAF AND THE UFO PROBLEM A Department of Air minute paper, dated February, 1966, revealed that there were “no written responsibilities for (RAAF) Operational Command in the UFO field.” It indicated that the minute writer (Squadron Leader ____ AI-2) had “reviewed the current ‘Ad Hoc’ system in the practice of processing U.F.O Continue Reading

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1996: UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER PART 4

UFOs SUB ROSA* DOWN UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY & GOVERNMENT ROLE IN THE UFO CONTROVERSY By Bill Chalker copyright ©1996 Part Four DEFCON 3 TO TOP SECRET UMBRA – A NATIONAL SECURITY CRISIS WITH A UFO CONNECTION IN 1973 On a narrow west coast peninsula, over one thousand kilometers to the north of the main centers of population in Western Australia, stands an enigmatic monument to the military ethic. It is a remote spot even Continue Reading

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1996: UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER PART 5

UFOs SUB ROSA* DOWN UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY & GOVERNMENT ROLE IN THE UFO CONTROVERSY By Bill Chalker copyright ©1996 Part Five THE RAAF UAS*/UFO DATA * The RAAF prefers the more neutral term “UAS” or “Unusual Aerial Sighting”. THE BOIANAI VISITANTS OF 1959 THE CRESSY AFFAIR THE CLASSIC WILLOW GROVE ENCOUNTER THE “FIRST” OFFICIAL “UNKNOWN” – THE ELECTROMAGNETIC LIGHT WHEEL NEAR GROOTE EYLANDT “THE THING ON THE BEACH” THE 1966 TULLY SAUCER “NEST” THE Continue Reading

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1996: UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER PART 6

UFOs SUB ROSA* DOWN UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY & GOVERNMENT ROLE IN THE UFO CONTROVERSY By Bill Chalker copyright ©1996 Part Three THE CANTERBURY CLOSE ENCOUNTER The incident in Canterbury, a Sydney suburb, which Dr. Duggin looked into, received press coverage. “Sisters hysterical at sighting. WEIRD “SAUCER” OVER CANTERBURY” the Sydney Sun-Herald of March 8th, 1967 reported: “Two sisters described this week how they stood on a veranda together and Continue Reading

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UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER PART 2

UFOs SUB ROSA* DOWN UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY & GOVERNMENT ROLE IN THE UFO CONTROVERSY By Bill Chalker copyright ©1996 Part Two THE “SEA FURY” ENCOUNTER One of the most controversial radar visual reports of the fifties occurred on August 31st, 1954. The story leaked out in December, 1954, and made front page headlines. The official navy file on the event remained classified until the Directorate of Naval Intelligence released a copy upon Continue Reading

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UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER PART 1

UFOs, SUB ROSA*, DOWN UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY & GOVERNMENT ROLE IN THE UFO CONTROVERSY by Bill Chalker (Copyright © B. Chalker – 1996) The author is a leading Australian UFO researcher and a contributing editor to the International UFO Reporter. An industrial chemist with an honors science degree from the University of New England he has worked in quality assurance and laboratory management. His book, The OZ Files – the Australian Continue Reading

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