TTSA Continues the Legacy of the “Tic Tac” UFO in Aiding the Release of the Nimitz and Gimbal

Jan 3 · 4 min read

Some of you may not know, but the “Tic Tac” UFO (ie USS Nimitz) is not a new phenomenon.

In fact, it is a very old one — perhaps over one hundred years old. (Though what I provide below only goes back to 1947 — the most notorious year in UFO history.)

If you are unfamiliar with the Nimitz video, please take a look here. The description of what the pilots (David Fravor and wingman, Jim Slaight) saw is completely accurate. It literally looks like a white Tic Tac.

But the Nimitz video is only one among many sightings described as something close to the cylindrical hard mint candy.

The most important tidbit to remember about the Nimitz Tic Tac is that its non-existent propulsion system and aerial maneuver(s) are simply not possible with any technology manufactured on this planet.

On to a few documents.

First thing: Check out the date this was written.

12 September 1947.

Do not let it be lost on you, dear reader, that this was the year of the Roswell UFO incident.

But the highlighted portion is of particular interest.

“The object was under observation for approximately 30 seconds, and during this time was viewed by ______. ______ described the object as being about the length of a F-40 fuselage, blunt at both ends, cylindrical in shape, and having a bright orange hue.

Would this not be how you might describe a Tic-Tac-shaped object if the hard mint candy had not yet been invented?

I think so.

Another little detail about this document that strikes my interest is the “bright orange hue.” I have not heard/read this description related to UFOs before.

Brigadier General Joseph F. Carroll was the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

Again, notice the date of this document.

25 May 1950.

Only three years after the Roswell incident.

“In a liaison meeting with other military and government intelligence and investigative agencies in December 1948, it was determined that the frequency of unexplained aerial phenomena in the New Mexico area was such that an organized plan of reporting these observations should be undertaken.”

I cannot help but think MJ-12 was involved here. (I have tried to get comment on the Majestic 12 from a number of individuals who would know, but they have elected not to give comment.)

And then you have this one.

“At 0512Z, UFO climbed for altitude after hovering for 15 minutes… then began to swoop and dive.

All these documents are at least fifty years old. If there has ever been any question that the Nimitz Tic Tac was manufactured on this planet, these documents dispel that idea.

We have been seeing craft with similar attributes as the Tic Tac for nearly one hundred years, and it does not appear to be going away.

It is time to start asking the right questions. Nuts and bolts UFOs should be the primary concern for anyone interested in what the US government has been hiding.

As I mentioned above, I have been unable to get word about the nature and duties of MJ-12, but I feel they played a pivotal role in studying, researching, and analyzing these craft. (Just a feeling.)

I hope that I am able to get some answers about the details of this group in the future, and what their role was at Roswell et al.

It is very possible the answers are there, but it is a matter of who has that information, and how we can work to release this information to the public. (I do not think that sitting presidents/politicians have access to the details of some of these events. The prestige of SAPs simply do not allow it.)

There is good reason why To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science decided to push for the release of the Nimitz and Gimbal video(s), specifically. The Tic Tac has a rich history that TTSA knows about.

It is not so much that the past helps tell the tale of the present, but that the present tells the tale of the past.


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MFA grad student. Prose writer. Scribble thoughts on UFOs and To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science. On the Twitter machine @TheLastSisyphus.

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