Timeline of major UAP events

13th June 1933
Alleged crash of UFO in northern Italy.
24th June 1947
Supposed sighting by Kenneth Arnold (who coined the term ‘flying saucer’)
7th July 1947
Supposed crash of a ‘flying saucer’ at Roswell, New Mexico
March 1952
Project Blue Book begins
29th June – 12th July 1952
‘Invasion of Washington’ (series of UFO sightings in Washington DC)
January 1969
Condon Report released
17th December 1969
Project Blue Book terminated
16th October 2002
Supposed meeting of Eric Davis with Admiral Wilson
Formation of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP)
September 2008
AATIP contract awarded to Bigelow Aerospace Advanced Space Studies (BAASS)
October 2017
Formation of To The Stars Academy
16th December 2017
Publication of New York Times article by Leslie Kean, Ralph Blumenthal and Helene Cooper
29th April 2020
Pentagon officially releases three videos (FLIR, GIMBAL and GOFAST)
4th August 2020
Establishment of the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) Task Force (UAPTF)
25th June 2021
Publication of the ‘Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena’ report (“the Pentagon UFO Report”)
27th December 2021
President Biden signed into law the NDAA FY22, which included extensive UAP-related provisions. Accountability for these provisions was attributed to the Secretary of Defense, shared in varying capacity with the DNI. It was the first time in history that Congress had ever enacted laws to explicitly deal with UAP
17th May 2022
Ronald S Moultrie and Scott Bray testify to the House Intelligence Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence and Counterproliferation
20th July 2022
Formation of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO)
23rd December 2022
President Biden signed into law the NDAA FY23, which contained additional UAP-related provisions
19th May 2023
Dr Sean Kirkpatrick testifies to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
5th June 2023
Publication of Lesley Kean and Ralph Blumenthal article in ‘The Debrief’ (covering the David Grusch allegations)
11th June 2023
Ross Coulthart interview with David Grusch aired on NewsNation
26th July 2023
UAP Hearing in the House Oversight Committee with David Grusch, Rt Commander David Fravor and Ryan Graves as witnesses.
22nd December 2023
President Biden signed into law the NDAFY24, which contained the term “non-human intelligence” (in Section 9010) - the first such reference in US legal history