What Is Going On At Area 51? Now We Know
The National Interest -

Sebastien Roblin


The facility has considerably expanded from the small, remote landing field adjacent to a salt flat first used to test the Lockheed U-2 spy plane in 1955.

Key Point: Area 51 might be an attractive place to host new hypersonic glide vehicles, which the Pentagon is currently pouring a ton of research money into.

While fanciful stories of alien spaceships continue to captivate the public, as recent internet memes attest, there’s little doubt that Groom Lake’s actual...

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