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(The Sun)   The battle for Planet Earth between us and the aliens has begun above top-secret alien site Area 51. Stay safe, EVERYONE (possible nsfw content on page)   ( thesun.co.uk) divider line
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2018-02-25 08:40:28 AM  
The Sun, as usual, is incorrect..

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2018-02-25 08:53:00 AM  
"We saw an object of indiscernable shape, distance, and trajectory in a series of photos we took, then started making assumptions and pulling wild conclusions put of our butts."
 
2018-02-25 09:10:08 AM  
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2018-02-25 09:23:13 AM  
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2018-02-25 09:40:42 AM  
Welp, that's 48 seconds I'll never get back.
/and another 20 writing this
 
2018-02-25 09:43:42 AM  
Streetlight.
 
2018-02-25 09:59:22 AM  
You know, I'd start wailing on about the Sun's lack of journalistic standards, but then I remembered it's the f*cking Sun.
 
2018-02-25 10:29:41 AM  
Yeah, that could in no way be some kind of drone..........gotta be aliens.....
 
2018-02-25 10:35:00 AM  
In this day and age,no one can afford a decent camera?
 
2018-02-25 10:53:03 AM  
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2018-02-25 10:54:10 AM  
It's a streetlight.
 
2018-02-25 10:54:30 AM  
Does this mean the Scientolgists were right?  Cause then I'd have to apologize to Tom Cruise for all the things I've been saying about him being a whacko.
 
2018-02-25 10:54:47 AM  
The amount of speculation and conjecture in this story is only rivaled by the Donkey Kong 'gorilla war' theory.
 
2018-02-25 10:55:58 AM  
I mean, it's not like the Air Force has been known to keep secret aggressor squadrons of Russian aircraft at Area 51 or anything.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/4477t​h​_Test_and_Evaluation_Squadron
 
2018-02-25 10:57:40 AM  

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Why would aliens build anything that ridiculous? It looks like something Cher would wear as a bra or perhaps a hat.
 
2018-02-25 10:58:02 AM  
It looked like two planes fighting a drone!

But there was no way it was two planes fighting a drone!...for some reason.
 
2018-02-25 11:02:43 AM  
In that photo, the alien ship looks just like another American jet.

Clever, eh? These fiendishly brilliant aliens know us too well.

I always thought that if I were an evil alien overlord, I would make my spaceships look like the GoodYear blimp.

When I was in Germany I saw signs that read

TRINK COCA COLA.

That's German, Tish.

A Good Year Blimp

with Trink Coca-Cola

on it in Spencerian Script

would be all but invisible.

But I could still tell which blimps are mine.

Fiendishly clever.

 
2018-02-25 11:02:43 AM  
I don't doubt there is intelligent life beyond the Earth. But if they're smart enough to make the journey, they're probably experienced enough to stay away from the savage ape creatures called humans. We judge our intelligence by the lack of intelligence in other creatures we have yet encountered. That's a low bar.
 
2018-02-25 11:03:13 AM  

brantgoose: bostonguy: [img.fark.net image 740x522]

Why would aliens build anything that ridiculous? It looks like something Cher would wear as a bra or perhaps a hat.


That's how 
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2018-02-25 11:05:15 AM  
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And they want us to think with women in charge where would be no wars
 
2018-02-25 11:05:45 AM  
The snaps were taken by UFO seekers Tim Doyle and Tracey Su, who say they camped out 12 miles from the military base.

Uh huh. Couldn't possibly be a publicity stunt.
 
2018-02-25 11:05:59 AM  
Same picture a couple days ago with no jets near it
 
2018-02-25 11:06:07 AM  

remus: Does this mean the Scientolgists were right?  Cause then I'd have to apologize to Tom Cruise for all the things I've been saying about him being a whacko.


The rocket ships in the Scientology myth were shaped like DC 10s. In 1871, a Canadian engineer writing under the pseudonym Ralph Centenius predicted what Canada would be like in 1971. His aircraft were almost exactly the size and shape of DC 10s.

And he predicted underground shopping malls just like Place Ville Marie. In fact, he got hardly anything wrong. I can'to remember a thing.

DC 10s. They were a great idea in 1871. Why the Hell advanced aliens would fly them is beyond me, but they are fiendishly brilliant, so may it is because the DC 10 is the most perfect shape for a stealth aircraft.
 
2018-02-25 11:07:15 AM  
To quote Bart Simpson, nobody ever suspects the butterfly. A DC10 looks completely normal and harmless, even though you know they don't use them any more hardly, except on backwater flights to the sticks.
 
2018-02-25 11:08:33 AM  

jonneyquest: Same picture a couple days ago with no jets near it


No surprise there. The jets in that "dogfight" are flying off in all directions, not zeroing in on the "UFO". They're running away like crisis actors.
 
2018-02-25 11:09:33 AM  
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Be careful they have electric powers

/hopefully not obscure
//Darling!!!
///come in 3s like any good love triangle
 
2018-02-25 11:09:54 AM  
At least they advertise that they are nutters with the sign on the back window.
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2018-02-25 11:10:31 AM  
Come on, we all know that the only aliens the U.S. wants to fight come from Mexico, not Ceti Alpha V.
 
2018-02-25 11:11:12 AM  
Yeah that's probably something that belongs to us, something experimental. You'll know if teh alienzes attach from the Orbital Bombardments, or precision meteor strikes, whether at key installations or for the wholesale genocide of the human race....

Not something that keeps me up at night except when I'm reading my space operas.
 
2018-02-25 11:13:10 AM  
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I think one of the side stories show one of the aliens.

/wtf?
 
2018-02-25 11:14:00 AM  

Snargi: At least they advertise that they are nutters with the sign on the back window.
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Agents Mulder and Scully, they are not.
 
2018-02-25 11:14:07 AM  
I think intelligent life would be smart enough to not come to this shiathole.
 
2018-02-25 11:14:54 AM  

brantgoose: Why would aliens build anything that ridiculous? It looks like something Cher would wear as a bra or perhaps a hat.


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2018-02-25 11:15:10 AM  
That could actually be a B-2 at a much higher altitude, they often participate in exercises over the Nellis Ranges.
 
2018-02-25 11:15:16 AM  
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2018-02-25 11:15:27 AM  

OkieDookie: Come on, we all know that the only aliens the U.S. wants to fight come from Mexico, not Ceti Alpha V.


This ~IS~ Ceti Alpha V
 
2018-02-25 11:19:23 AM  
Probably a bird or something. Meh.
 
2018-02-25 11:22:42 AM  
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2018-02-25 11:26:24 AM  

Gyrfalcon: It looked like two planes fighting a drone!

But there was no way it was two planes fighting a drone!...for some reason.


An ALIEN drone, obviously...

Although now that you bring it up, I wonder if it was a test program for a "dogfight program".  One of the things I've always assumed is a concern with drones is that with latency and the threat of jamming they can't fight interceptors very well.  And they *need* to be able to fight interceptors because several times in the last 50 years we've said, "our new missile tech makes dogfighting obsolete" and then been proven wrong.

/bored with aliens
//goin' jet nerd today
 
2018-02-25 11:33:04 AM  

That Guy What Stole the Bacon: "We saw an object of indiscernable shape, distance, and trajectory in a series of photos we took, then started making assumptions and pulling wild conclusions put of our butts."


Nice photo of the "UFOHUNTERS".  But...shouldn't "Tim" be driving, instead of driving *and* holding the video camera?
 
2018-02-25 11:38:29 AM  
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Black Knight, again..
 
2018-02-25 11:38:46 AM  
A clear reason why I need 50 AR-15s and a tank.

checkmate, libtards!

/sarcasm!
 
2018-02-25 11:42:31 AM  
Dumb. Dumber. Dumberer. Dumbererest?

A) Flat Earthers
B) Moon Landing Deniers
C) UFO Believers
D) Shooting Survivors = Crisis Actors
 
2018-02-25 11:42:45 AM  

Skyking Skyking Do Not Answer: It's a streetlight.


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2018-02-25 11:43:53 AM  

Kit Fister: A clear reason why I need 50 AR-15s and a tank.

checkmate, libtards!

/sarcasm!


Legally you can own both, so it is your lucky day.
 
2018-02-25 11:44:50 AM  
The only reason aliens would invade is if our planet had something extremely rare that the aliens couldn't more easily get elsewhere, such as a stable orbit in the Goldilocks zone of a single star.

/better not be obscure
 
2018-02-25 11:44:57 AM  
I thought it was a load of horse pucky until I heard the crappy background music. Now I Believe..
 
2018-02-25 11:45:39 AM  

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2018-02-25 11:47:25 AM  

TheBigJerk: Gyrfalcon: It looked like two planes fighting a drone!

But there was no way it was two planes fighting a drone!...for some reason.

An ALIEN drone, obviously...

Although now that you bring it up, I wonder if it was a test program for a "dogfight program".  One of the things I've always assumed is a concern with drones is that with latency and the threat of jamming they can't fight interceptors very well.  And they *need* to be able to fight interceptors because several times in the last 50 years we've said, "our new missile tech makes dogfighting obsolete" and then been proven wrong.

/bored with aliens
//goin' jet nerd today


Jamming is a minor concern... but it's kind of nuclear in nature; to jam a drone, you have to blanket the airwaves against almost all frequencies. The military has had 70 years to work on this problem from both sides, but the reality is, as long as the enemy keeps a line open, you can always piggyback on it digitally. As for lag, most drones today operate fairly autonomously anyway... all they need are more basic "macro" level orders, and they can do most of the rest without humans. Humans make decisions such as "fire on that convoy" or "engage that hostile" - and while there are still human tele-piloted drones, they still have some of the same issues (and some very big, but different, issues) as human direct-piloted aircraft. Drones with more autonomy need fewer decision points and operate with higher degrees of maneuverability and efficiency.

Most dogfights involving human direct-piloted aircraft shouldn't even be in the same area or visible to one another. Missile tech is just fine, and outside of some claims by Russians or Iranians (for what their word is worth these days), our tech works just fine in taking out enemy aircraft - we just haven't had any worthwhile encounter in the last 40 years to show it.

My guess is this was a test flight of an autonomous, very fast, highly-maneuverable drone, overseen by chase planes. Not a dogfight (real or simulated).
 
2018-02-25 11:47:47 AM  

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