He was among three squaddies who spotted the objects while out on night patrol.
He filmed them on his mobile phone and reported the close encounter to Army top brass.
Ministry of Defence experts were studying his report and video yesterday â€” after ordering the soldier and his pals NOT to say anything else about the incident. …
A 19-year-old private on patrol said he also saw the â€œfleetâ€.
The soldier, who asked not to be named, said: â€œI saw these things flying in the sky and I told my guard commander.
â€œThere were about 30 lights passing over for a few minutes, very high but not at a great speed. They were bright red. Another soldier saw them too.â€
An MoD spokesman said: â€œWe deal with any UFO sightings to see if there was a military threat.â€
The Sun told last week how helicopter cops were confronted by an object as they attempted to land at their base near Cardiff the same night.
Cabaret duo Katy Cunnion and Russell Quinn claimed they were pursued by the light in the sky for nearly an hour at 1am the following morning.
And last night Bonnie told of seeing cylinder-shaped craft.
She said: â€œThey werenâ€™t from this world. They made no sound and had flashing dots inside.â€ – thesun