RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
 
  Preliminary
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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.

RB-47 Incident
July 17, 1957
Mississippi through Louisiana and Texas and into Oaklahoma


Francis Ridge:
If we had to list only ten of the very best UFO cases on record, the RB-47 UFO incident would be on that list. The case directory has been updated as of Aug. 8, 2008, by Brad Sparks. (See link below) and just recently (Jan 15, 2010) by Dan Wilson with the addition of 56 pages of documents.

Brad Sparks:

July 17, 1957; Mississippi through Louisiana and Texas and into Oaklahoma (BBU)
4:30-6:40 a.m. (CDT). Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) RB-47 jet on training mission repeatedly encountered maneuvering radar-transmitting UFO which correlated with visual of brilliant white-red light tracked at 10 nautical miles from RB-47 by Dallas/Duncanville AFS 647th ACWRON air defense FPS-10 radar (3238.8' N, 9654.3' W), with same motions outpacing jet, simultaneous blink outs on Duncanville radar, ELINT monitors, visually and on airborne navigation radar. (Sparks in The UFO Encyclopedia, 2nd ed. 1998, vol. 2) 2 hrs 10 mins
 

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