RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
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RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Target Tracked In A Climb
August 28, 1947
Fukuoka, Japan

updated 12/26/2010
Fran Ridge:
Item "b" from SECRET letter
August 28, 1947;  MEW Radar Station, Fukuoka, Japan
A target was picked up in orbit at a range of 26-30 nautical miles on a bearing of.20 to 30 degrees. Target then took a heading of 023 degrees and vvas tracked to a range of 54 nautical miles where it faded.The target was in a climb on this outbound course and the weather at the time was such that the climb would have to be made on instruments. Speed:  390-415 knots; altitude: 1500 feet. Link #2 below has 6 newly-found documents submitted earlier by Jan Aldrich.

Detailed reports and documents
Item "b" from this three-page SECRET letter from HQ AAF (Fran Ridge/Jan Aldrich)
docs/470828fukuoka_docs.pdf (Jan Aldrich)
RADCAT Listing (Martin Shough/Jan Aldrich)

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