RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
Rating: 5  


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.

Radar-Inspired National Alert
Dec. 6, 1950
Northeast U.S. Coast

Fran Ridge:
The ConAC Air Defense Controller notified the HQ USAF that a number of unidentified aircraft were approaching the northeast area of the United States and that there was no reason to believe they were friendly. By radar contact it was determined that approximately 40 aircraft were in the flight at 32,000 feet on a course of 200 degrees in the vacinity of Limestone, Maine. The emergency alert procedure went into effect immediately.

Bruce Maccabee:
Dec. 6, 1950; Northeast Area of the United States
10:30 a.m. For an hour the United States military was under a condition of national emergency. Two days later the FBI was informed that the Army's Counter Intelligence Corps had been placed on Immediate High Alert for any information related to flying saucers. Were these two documented events related? 

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