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.

Security Guard Reports Spinning Object/Radar Detects UFO
Oct. 16, 1950
Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Fran Ridge:
Oct. 16, 1950; Oak Ridge, Tennessee (BB)
3:20 (1520) EST. "While Special Agent William S. Price was present, a report came from the AEC Patrol to the radar station relating that a Trooper Isabell and four civilian employees at Oak Sidge had observed a "silver disc" hovering over the K-25 Plant in the controlled area. The radar screen was able to pick up an indistinct target about every three (3) or four (4) sweeps of the indicator. An F-82 fighter plane was sent to attempt an intercept of the object. The airborne radar of the fighter picked up a target which later proved to be a light aircraft. The ground observers reported that the F-82 passed under the "silver disc" while it was in pursuit of the light plane. The crew of the fighter observed nothing unusual. Nothing further was learned of the sightings." [Quote from BB doc.]

The Air Force documents were found originally by Dan Wilson on the BB Archive site and I matched it up with the report by Bruce Maccabee. I then located the AFOSI documents in my files and scanned them in. (See report and document links below). The documents clearly show radar had detected UFOs at the same time.

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