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.

Strong Target For 45 Minutes
Aug. 21, 1951
Northern Sea of Japan


Jan Aldrich:
Aug. 21, 1951; Sea of Japan E) (BBU)
12:05 p.m. Radar tracking of unidentified target.

Dan Wilson:
August 21, 1951; Northern Sea of Japan
At 12:05 a.m. local time a USN P2V-3W patrol plane at the position of 41 degrees 55' N - 133degrees 52' E, a target appeared of the plane's radar, an AN/FPS-20. The squadron electronic officer viewed the scope and identified the target as authentic and distinct from sea return. The target caused a strong presentation on the scope throughout the 45 minute contact. (Dan Wilson)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/510821seaofjapan_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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