A Minuteman missile is lowered into its silo at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., June 27, 1966. The base’s nuclear weapons appear to have attracted the attention of unidentified flying objects, according to several former Air Force personnel speaking Monday. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force)
(CBS) Whatever the mysterious lights in the sky were, they seemed to have an interest in our nukes.
One of the more out-of-the-ordinary press conferences held in Washington this week consisted of former Air Force personnel testifying to the existence of UFOs and their ability to neutralize American and Russian nuclear missiles.
UFO researcher Robert Hastings of Albuquerque, N.M., who organized the National Press Club briefing, said more than 120 former service members had told him they’d seen unidentified flying objects near nuclear weapon storage and testing grounds.
Star & Stripes quoted former Air Force Capt. Robert Salas, who was at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana in 1967 when 10 ICMs he was overseeing suddenly became inoperative – at the same time base security informed him of a mysterious red glowing object in the sky.
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