WEAPONIZED with Jeremy Corbell & George Knapp

The Pentagon’s Top UFO Hunter - Guest : John "Jay" Stratton

The Pentagon’s Top UFO Hunter - Guest : John "Jay" Stratton

WEAPONIZED with Jeremy Corbell & George Knapp - February 7, 2023 - 1:31:25

Between 2007 and 2021, the U.S. government authorized three distinct efforts to investigate and evaluate UFO/UAP incidents, cases, and effects - the acronyms were AAWSAP, AATIP, and the UAPTF. Only one person in the entire Defense Department had a key role in all three programs. Jay Stratton was a career intelligence officer who worked for the Office of Naval Intelligence, the Defense Warning Office of the DIA, and in other sensitive national security programs. He specialized in the reverse engineering of technologies, threats, and future scenarios. In 2007, he was recruited to consult with the DIA-funded investigation known as AAWSAP, the Advanced Aerospace Weapon System Applications Program, a contract awarded to a private company affiliated with Bigelow Aerospace. The first case he investigated was the now-famous "Tic Tac" UFO incident. After AAWSAP ended, Stratton worked closely with Lue Elizondo on a successor effort known as AATIP, which focused exclusively on military encounters with UFOs. After Elizondo left government, Stratton was asked to form a new program that eventually was formalized by Congress as the UAP Task Force. During those years, he created a massive, classified briefing presentation that was delivered to Pentagon officials, intelligence agencies, defense contractors, and members of Congress. Stratton left government in 2021 and is currently employed by Radiance Technologies. The interview with WEAPONIZED is the first public statement he has ever made about his work as the government's top UFO hunter.OFFICIAL ACRONYMSAAWSAP [Advanced Aerospace Weapon System Applications Program]AATIP [Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program]UAPTF [Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force]NIDS [National Institute for Discovery Science]BAASS [Bigelow Advance Aerospace Space Studies]DWO [Defense Warning Office]ONI [Office of Naval Intelligence]DIA [Defense Intelligence Agency]DIRDs [Defense Intelligence Reference Documents]AARO [All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office]UAP [Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena]GOT A TIP?Reach out to us at WeaponizedPodcast@Proton.meFor breaking news, follow Corbell & Knapp on all social media.Extras and bonuses from the episode can be found at https://WeaponizedPodcast.com

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In WEAPONIZED, Jeremy Corbell and George Knapp pull back the veil on the world of the known, to explore the unexplained. This multi-platform investigative series features exclusive interviews, never-before-seen footage, previously-suppressed documents, original audio and video recordings, and hard evidence related to UFOs, the paranormal, cutting-edge science, cover-ups, conspiracies, and big-time crimes. Original, groundbreaking conversations with government whistleblowers, spies, spooks, scientists, military officials, muckraking journalists, filmmakers, historians, artists, musicians, and major celebrities will cast a wide shadow through the other-world… and detail the human experiences that inform these extraordinary phenomena. Your curiosity will be WEAPONIZED. WEAPONIZED is a presentation of Jeremy Corbell, George Knapp, Dark Horse Entertainment and Cadence13 Studios.