Area 51 is a secret. It is that secret, that it does not officially exist.
Area 51 is the most famous top-secret military institution.
A highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, Area 51 has no known primary purpose.
It lays in the middle of the barren Nevada desert.
A dusty unmarked road leads you to its front gate.
But there is no front gate of Area 51.
Just a chain link fence, a boom gate, and intimidating trespassing signs.
According to the CIA, there are just the Homey Airport and the Groom Lake.
However, behind the little fence there are cameras covering any possible angle.
From a distant hilltop, a white pickup truck with a tinted windshield keeps an eye on everything below.
This is the topic of many speculations:
reverse engineering of alien spaceships recovered from Roswell;
advanced artificial intelligence;
high tech propulsion systems, or time travelling are associated with the mystery around Area 51.
However, locals have reported sightings of strange lights.
Although not confirmed officially , radars have detected objects that fly with supersonic speed over that area.
The 1995 alien autopsy video, now said to be a hoax, would have been filmed there.
The remains of the Roswell UFO crash were being secretly transported to Area 51.
Also, former employees such as aerospace engineer Boyd Bushman and Physicist Bob Lazar confirmed alien presence within Area 51 facilities.
So, the truth about Area 51 might …we’ll never know…
Thus, based on historical evidence, it most likely supports the development and testing of experimental aircraft and weapons systems.
So, in 1957, in Nevada, just outside of Area 51, a series of atmospheric nuclear tests were conducted under the name of Operation Plumbbob.
Thus, the tests continued to take place here even after the U.S. ratified the 1963 Partial Test Ban Treaty.
Also, nuclear testing in atmosphere were prohibited everywhere, but Area 51 kept going on.
Area 51 also hosted the Oxcart Program designing a highly strategic surveillance aircraft with the purpose of spying on the Soviet Union and Cuba.
The plane was supposed to travel three times the speed of sound at 90,000 feet.
Although it functioned perfectly, they didn’t use it over the Soviet Union or Cuba;
Also, they didn’t use it in missions over North Vietnam and during the Pueblo Crisis with North Korea.
Signs of aliens presence and extraterrestrial activities at Area 51 still remain a secret.