5 Secret Ways to Stop You from Reaching Area 51


In November 1954, President Eisenhower approved the secret development of the high-altitude U-2 reconnaissance aircraft. A remote, covert location for its training and testing was needed. That place was in the southern Nevada desert near a salt flat known as Groom Lake.

Known by its map designation as Area 51, the site became a top-secret military base. It’s also been referred to as Watertown Strip or Dreamland. And within the intelligence agencies, the area was named Paradise Ranch to encourage workers to move to [quote] “the new facility in the middle of nowhere,” as the CIA later described it

The U2 spy plane, the SR-71, and the F-117A stealth fighter – all these secret projects were flight-tested out of the facility at Groom Lake. Numerous other black projects are rumored to have been flown out of the base.

It was so secretive that the CIA only acknowledged its existence after a Freedom of Information request in 2013.

Breaching this area is thought to be impossible. Dark5 presents five ways in which the U.S. Air Force and CIA plan to defend Area 51…

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