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Old 06-06-2016, 19:58   #1
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What Did I See?

I don't know where else to ask about this.

On the Bremerton to Seattle ferry at 11:10
this morning, above Point White, there was
a flock of *something*. As I watched it, it
became obvious that they were not birds.
The were exactly uniform, there were about
50 of them, they were seagull to heron size
but they shined in the sun *perfectly*, not
like birds. They did not flap. They melded
and split just like a flock of birds.

Anybody know what this technology is?
I tried to google it, but only got some old
video from Ugoslavia from 2014 or some
such.

Nobody else seemed to notice and when
I pointed them out to a couple, they shrank
away from me apprehensively.

I'm gonna ask on another forum too.
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Old 06-06-2016, 22:27   #2
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Re: What Did I See?

I've been wearing a tinfoil skullcap since 1968 and they are unable to project their holographic images into my brain. Simple but effective.
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Old 06-06-2016, 22:40   #3
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Re: What Did I See?

Don't worry, your not going crazy.

It's called a drone swarm. It the latest thing don't ya know.

Testing in Camp Roberts in Cali, but I'm sure they are branching out now.

Remember, they strapped incendiaries on bats in WW2.
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Re: What Did I See?

Bill without pictures it didn't happen. There are birds that fly in flocks for fairly long distances without flapping. I've seen flocks of white Pelicans that at a distance might have fit your description.

Orion Jim, their rays are stronger now. I've switched to lead foil.
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Re: What Did I See?

Drone Swarm:

U.S. Navy Plans To Fly First Drone Swarm This Summer |
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Stu, I was giggling at your response until I read the link: holy cow! What an interesting approach to modern warfare (not that I am in favor of those activities), quantity vs quality. A new approach for the DOD.

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Man, this list of boat luxuries is getting long. Add drone swarm to it!
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Old 06-06-2016, 23:19   #8
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Anybody remember (or hear about) the Chinese "human wave" tactics used in the Korean War? Wave after of wave of soldiers armed with bamboo spears, our guys would melt the barrels of the 50 cals, and get overrun.
Luckily, I was a couple of years too young to get drafted
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Got the lead skullcap, thanks.
Was close enough to see that they were not birds.
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Could have been something like this:

Record-Breaking Drone Swarm Sees 50 UAVs Controlled by a Single Person

This is a year later and tech advances
quickly.
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