In the early 1950s U.S. Planes for conducting low-flying Recon missions over the USSR, but there were constant worries of them being spotted and shot down. So in 1954 President Eisenhower also rise to the development of a top-secret high altitude Recon aircraft dubbed project Aqua tell the program required a remote location. That wasn’t easily accessible to civilians or Our spies Area 51 fit the bill perfectly. It was in the Nevada desert near a Salt Flat(Groom Lake). No one knows exactly why it’s known as Area 51. Well one Theory suggests. It came from its proximity to the Nevada nuclear test sites. The Nevada Test Site divided into number of designated areas by the atomic energy commission. The location was already familiar territory TO the military the location was familiar territory . As it is served as a whirl to Ariel.wiki
Area 51 & UFO
In the summer of 1955, sightings of unidentified flying objects(UFO) reported around Area 51. That’s because the air force had begun its testing of the aircraft ‘you too can fly’ higher than 60,000 feet. At the time normal airliners were flying in the 10,000 to 20,000 feet while military aircraft topped out at around 40,000 feet. So if a pilot spot did the tiny speck that was you too high above it? They would have no idea what it was. And they would usually let air traffic control know someone was out there. Which is what led to the increase of UFO sightings in the area while air force officials knew the UFO sightings were tests. They couldn’t really tell the public so they explained the aircraft sightings by saying they were natural phenomena. High-altitude weather research the test In the late 1950s.
However Area 51 has continued to serve as the testing ground for many aircraft including the f-117a the a12 and the tacit blue. In other words, no one knows for sure what the Area 51 is up to these days. The government never even publicly acknowledged the existence of the base until 2013 with the release of Declassified CIA reports. Whatever you’re ever at the Las Vegas Airport keep an eye out for some small unmarked passenger planes in a fenced-off area there how Area 51 employees get to work from their homes in Vegas.