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.

2,600 MPH Target Approaches Base
July 26, 1952
Langley AFB, Virginia

Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006, corrected 16 Jan 2011
Dan Wilson:
July 26, 1952; Langley AFB, Virginia (BBU 1732)
2:30 p.m. Capt. Daniel G. Moore and T/Sgt Edward W. Reamer (Reemer?) of the 1907-7 AACS Det., Langley AFB, military air traffic controllers, tracked an object on an AN/MPN-1C radar set for two minutes below 5,000 ft altitude, heading toward the air base. It was approaching Langley from the South from a distance of approximately 15 miles.  The unidentified target was moving extremely fast and disappeared from the radar sccope at 8 miles south of Langley AFB. Speed was determined to be approximately 2,600 miles an hour  (speed determined by seven (7) sweeps of the radar scope. (Berliner)Report No. 2: At 1450 hours an unidentified target was observed on a radar scope. The target stopped and hovered for 2 minutes and then resumed its flight at an extremely high speed.   

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