The footage was recorded in 2015 on a Raytheon ATFLIR pod, a targeting pod mounted underneath aircraft that's equipped with a camera with a laser rangefinder and a laser-spot tracker.
Each of the recordings released by the Pentagon were taken by an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet while flying over the United States.
"Whoa! Got it!" one of the pilots, yells out loud after locking on to the UFO.
Another pilot responds, "What the f-- is that thing?!"
The objects, which the pilots initially suspected as being drones of some sort, appear to hover briefly before zipping away at speeds that elicit gasps from the pilots, the Washington Post reported. Said one pilot to the other. "Look at that flying!" another exclaims.
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The event has resurrected calls for UFO sightings to be taken seriously by the US government.
Cmdr. David Fravo, who was piloting an F/A-18 during the 2004 Navy training mission, said, "I have never seen anything in my life that has the performance, the acceleration".
The video was released online by To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences, a private scientific research company.
As a result, Mr Mellon claims the military does virtually nothing with the numerous reports of UFOs that soldiers make.
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Luis Elizondo, the former head of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program who now works at To The Stars Academy, told CNN on Monday that the newly released video provides further evidence of what he said is likely a much larger cache of Pentagon materials about unidentified aerial phenomena and underscored the need for a public conversation around the issue.
But Christopher Mellon, an adviser to TTSA and a former deputy assistant secretary of defence for intelligence, said credible "reports from different services and agencies remain largely ignored and unevaluated" by the Pentagon.
Mellon observed that military departments and agencies have instead treated "such incidents as isolated events rather than as part of a pattern requiring serious attention and investigation".
He said one of the reasons it isn't investigated to the extent it should be is the stigma attached to UFOs.
However, he wrote that sightings of odd and mysterious objects are not new to officials in the defense department and intelligence agencies but "nobody wants to be 'the alien guy in the national security bureaucracy; nobody wants to be ridiculed or sidelined for drawing attention to the issue".
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