The Trindade Isle Case
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
WASHINGTON 25, D.C
IN REPLY TO
10 OCT 1960
Dear Mrs. Lorenzen:
This is in response to your letter of 19 July 1960 to the Secretary Of the Navy
report of an unidentified Flying object in the vicinity of Brazil. Your letter has been
to me for reply.
The U.S. Air Force has the primary responsibility for the Investigation, reporting and
of the information and evidence Relating to unidentified flying objects. All naval
required to report information concerning possible sightings Of unidentified flying
objects to the
nearest appropriate U.S. Air Force activity. All inquiries from other that U.S. Navy or
Force activities regarding unidentified flying objects are referred
to the nearest appropriate
U.S. Air Force activity.
The Navy has made no evaluation or official public statement On the subject of
flying objects in the vicinity of Brazil. It would be improper for the Navy to make any
comment concerning the internal affairs of any other country.
J. G. Brady
Commander, U.S. Navy
Head, Dissemination Section
Office of Naval Intelligence
Director, Aerial Phenomena
4740 E. Cooper Street
*NOTE: Some but not all
grammar, typing and spelling errors have been corrected from the original letter.