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#6593242 - 06/14/12 UFO Spotted on a Flatbed Truck on the D.C. Beltway
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#6593248 - 06/14/12 Re: UFO Spotted on a Flatbed Truck on the D.C. Beltway [Re: W7ACT]
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Ron Paul's new limo?
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#6593255 - 06/14/12 Re: UFO Spotted on a Flatbed Truck on the D.C. Beltway [Re: 340boy]
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Originally Posted By: 340boy
Ron Paul's new limo?


They just arrived to take him back home. whistle
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#6593291 - 06/14/12 Re: UFO Spotted on a Flatbed Truck on the D.C. Beltway [Re: W7ACT]
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X-47B drone, it's going to used to keep an eye on Bob! laugh
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#6593326 - 06/14/12 Re: UFO Spotted on a Flatbed Truck on the D.C. Beltway [Re: NeBassman]
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Somebody needs to keep an eye on him! grin

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#6593455 - 06/14/12 Re: UFO Spotted on a Flatbed Truck on the D.C. Beltway [Re: NeBassman]
Mannlicher Offline
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Registered: 11/08/03
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Loc: N. Central Florida, and Miami
link to story

yep, a Northrup Grumman drone for the Navy. Good picture at the web site link.
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WASHINGTON People in the D.C. area are buzzing after pictures began popping up online showing what many believed to be a 'UFO' in transport along the Capitol Beltway, MyFoxDC reported.

The spotting took place around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday when drivers first saw the craft being hauled on a flatbed truck on I-270, then on I-495.

Maryland State Police confirmed that the strange craft was actually a drone aircraft made by Northrup Grumman that was being transported from West Virginia to Patuxent Naval Air Station in Maryland.

It wasn't the first time aircraft being transported had been mistaken for 'UFOs'. Last year, residents of Cowley County, Kansas mistook a similar flying machine.

DefenseTech.org reported last year that engineers practice aircraft carrier take-offs and landings with the drone on a strip of runway at Patuxent that's painted to resemble a carrier's flight deck.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/06/1...s#ixzz1xnZf0C00
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