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Författare: Yang Kyung-Il.
Nach einer großen Katastrophe bedrohen krasse Mutanten die Menschheit. Um dieser Gefahr Herr zu werden, wird eine Art Gefängnisinsel namens "Area D" errichtet, wohin die gefährlichen "Veränderten" gebracht werden…
The United States Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is a highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. Situated at its center, on the southern shore of Groom Lake, is a large military airfield. Mercury and west to Yucca Flat. Area 51 shares a border with the Yucca Flat region of the Nevada Test Site, the location of 739 of the 928 nuclear tests conducted by the United States Department of Energy at NTS. The origin of the Area 51 name is unclear. Area 51 is not part of this system, it is adjacent to Area 15.
Another explanation is that 51 was used because it was unlikely that the AEC would use the number. Project AQUATONE, the development of the Lockheed U-2 strategic reconnaissance aircraft. As part of the project, the director, Richard M. Edwards Air Force Base or Lockheed’s Palmdale facility.
He notified Lockheed, who sent an inspection team out to Groom Lake. We flew over it and within thirty seconds, you knew that was the place it was right by a dry lake. Man alive, we looked at that lake, and we all looked at each other. It was another Edwards, so we wheeled around, landed on that lake, taxied up to one end of it. It was a perfect natural landing field as smooth as a billiard table without anything being done to it“. Las Vegas, protected the test site from visitors. The CIA asked the AEC to acquire the land, designated „Area 51“ on the map, and add it to the Nevada Test Site.
The Ranch“, also known as Site II, initially consisted of little more than a few shelters, workshops and trailer homes in which to house its small team. In Nov 1959 an „A-12 mock-up undergoes RCS testing at Groom Lake“. 3 surplus Navy hangars were erected on the base’s north side—hangars 4, 5, and 6. A fourth, Hangar 7, was new construction. The original U-2 hangars were converted to maintenance and machine shops.