Former US Military Officer Claims UFOs Shut Down Nuclear Missiles
by Ramon Tomey | Natural News
A former military officer said that unidentified flying objects (UFOs) deactivated 10 nuclear missiles under his purview in 1967. The officer’s claim followed a renewed interest in UFOs, which were previously dismissed as conspiracy theories.
The claim came from former U.S. Air Force Capt. Robert Salas, who served as a nuclear launch officer at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana at the time. Salas said 10 of the LGM-30 Minuteman nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) he was overseeing suddenly moved into the “no-go” setting without warning. This meant that the ICBMs could not be launched even if the order to do so was given.
It took base staffers a day to bring the missile back online. They did not find any physical damage nor explanation as to why the missiles failed to work.
Salas added that during the same time as the incident, security personnel at Malmstrom reported seeing lights in the sky – and a “pulsating oval-shaped object” hovering above the base.
The former nuclear launch officer said: “I think it was simply a show. They wanted to shine a light on our nuclear weapons and just send us a message. My interpretation [of] the message is ‘get rid of [nuclear weapons] because it’s going to mean our destruction.’” Salas continued that UFOs are a “national security threat” and exhorted the Air Force and the government to “come forward and say this is a real phenomenon.”
International Coalition for Extraterrestrial Research (ICER) Vice President Gary Heseltine said Salas’s experience with UFOs stemmed from the U.S. dabbling with nuclear weapons. He told The Sun: “It is likely that when the U.S. detonated the first atomic bomb, it literally sent shockwaves and alerted other civilizations that life on Earth has evolved technologically – to the point that it could split the atom and create atomic fusion.”
“From that point on, it seems that UFOs began to show up near U.S. military installations and worldwide,” Heseltine added.