Unidentified Flying Objects:Written question - HL5350

Asked on: 02 March 2015
Ministry of Defence
Unidentified Flying Objects
Lords
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the 18 Ministry of Defence unexplained flying object files that have yet to be released to the public have been passed from the Ministry of Defence to the National Archives; what is their current estimate of when the National Archives will make the files public; and whether the files will be released in a single batch or in multiple batches.
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Answered by: Lord Astor of Hever
Answered on: 10 March 2015

None of the 18 Ministry of Defence (MOD) unexplained flying object files have been passed from the MOD to The National Archives for release. The MOD is working with The National Archives to facilitate the transfer, which we estimate will be in the next 9-12 months. The release mechanism will then be agreed between the MOD and The National Archives.

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