Saturday, April 10, 2021

New Navy Video - "Pyramid Shaped UFOs," or Camera Artifacts?


Paranormal filmmaker Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell is on a roll. On April 8, he published the latest U.S. Navy video supposedly showing triangle or pyramid-shaped craft, using a night vision device.   

Perhaps you saw all the publicity about how "Multiple Destroyers Were Swarmed By Mysterious 'Drones' Off California." This video was taken during that incident. (Corbell has been working with George Knapp on this incident; here is a video of them discussing it.)

Illustration from The Drive of supposed UFO swarm over Navy ship

Corbell wrote,

the US Navy photographed and filmed  "pyramid" shaped UFOs and advanced transmedium vehicles, here is that footage. ... What’s presented here is genuine UFO / UAP footage - evidence - with impressive provenance. These are images and video shot by our US Military - during a variety of UAP encounters. Incursions - by Advanced Transmedium Vehicles of unknown origin - interacting and observing our Navy’s warships and fleet deployments in a restricted airspace. The Night Vision and FLIR technologies represented in this content, in this case, is tied into some of the most sophisticated weapon systems known to humankind. The evidence here must be differentiated from other UAP documentation - due to the context of capture alone. Collectively, this data drop represents a small section within a large mosaic of UAP awareness by our DoD. And its presence in a classified series of intelligence briefings - clearly demonstrates how the UAP subject is being viewed, pursued and handled by the United States defense industry.

It is my hope that these materials will be representative of a unique moment in modern history [emphasis added]; a possible turning point towards the rational and transparent approach of investigating and exploring the mystery of the UFO Phenomenon.

Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell


Other UFOlogists were, of course, quick to jump on the bandwagon. Leslie Kean placed it on her Facebook page, and UFO-related  social media was soon filled with it (as well as with two other Navy photos that we will discuss later). At last Disclosure seemed to be occurring!

But others were much more circumspect . Charles Lamoureux, a UFOlogist who has a lot of experience using night vision devices, wrote on Facebook,

Hate to say it but Jeremy Korbell wherever he received this video was done by an amateur filming plane, stars out of focus with likely was Gen 3 or 4 night vision monocular ....nothing at all anomalous in this video...I'm just pointing out the video that is not a triangular object , it's out of focus video of passing plane ..if you know better let's hear it ..I've been skywatching for 10 to 12 years with night vision gear ..I know my stuff and also made a lot of mistakes ..which brings me back why I know this is bad video and should be corrected at the source... It's a man made craft and triangle is from out of focus artefact lens was not pyramid shaped at all..just have to look at the stars as has the same shape..the end user recording did not have the unit in focus yet so it looked like a pyramid..

UFOlogist Christophe Spitzer wrote on Facebook

This looks like a cheap Gen1 NV monocular and the triangle is simply a known artefact generated by the lens diaphragm since you can see the stars become triangular at times. The flashing sequence just reminds me of strobe lights. Could be a chopper or an aircraft imo.

As usual, Mick West published an interesting analysis of it: "Is This Pyramid UFO just Bokeh?" In which I learned a new word: Bokeh,  "the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light." He writes,

I suspect these are camera artifacts of mundane objects - specifically stars and a plane (the "flasher"). In the video there are two "pyramid" shapes on the left. The flasher moves towards them in exactly the same way planes move across the sky... the fact that other static lights seem to have the same shape is a big indicator it's just a camera artifact.
From the video, a "pyramid-shaped UFO."

West also wrote, "I timed the brightest flashes (red marks in the timeline above), and they match the anti-collision red flashes of a plane, every 1.5 seconds."

So the next time you hear about how the Pentagon's "experts" are baffled by some video or photo, remember that it's not difficult at all to "baffle" them. A camera artifact can do that easily.


  1. Interesting commentary from Jack Brewer about this:

    "It ultimately boils down to why intelligence officials, with a message they feel is of great substance, would choose Jeremy Corbell to carry it to the masses."

    (Or, for that matter, Tom DeLonge?)

    1. Thanks for reminding us of the obvious—Jack via Bob. I think many would agree that JKLC almost re-defines ufological 'poseur.' What GK sees in this yahoo wannabe is way beyond feeble comprehension.


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