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.

Uncorrelated Target Tracked At 2400 MPH
July 17, 1956
Westover, Massachussets


Dan Wilson:
July 17, 1956; Westover AFB, Massachusetts (BB)
9:30 EST, (18/0230Z). A regular but larger than ordinary radar target was picked up on a CPN 18-A radar set. The target had fast acceleration of speed as high as 2400 mph and was able to make a 180 degree turn in less than 6 seconds. The target increased and decreased speed in a matter of seconds. The length of observation was 4 minutes. (BB files)

Fran Ridge:
July 17, 1956; Otis AFB, Westover, Mass. (BBU)
Later that same day. 11:42 p.m. (EDT). USAF jet fighter pilot saw a white­-yellow circular object that reversed course. (McDonald list; Weinstein; FUFOR Index)

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