Essays Tagged: "Groom Lake"

Area 51

Area 51, also known as Groom Lake, is a secret military facility about 90 miles north of Las Vegas. The number refers to a ... ue to its remoteness, proximity to existing facilities and presence of a dry lake bed for landings. Groom Lake is America's traditional testing ground for "black budget" aircraft before they are publi ... r champagne golden Ford F-150s. They can usually be seen sitting on top of a hill near the signs at Groom Lake Road, watching traffic on the road through high-powered binoculars.After dark they can of ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Secrets at Groom Lake

Secrets at Groom LakeGroom Lake; or, as it has been most commonly known as for yearsnow, Area 51, has been shro ... Now, I don't know what happened there, but whatI do know is that at the time I didn't know that the Groom Lakeinstallation is really a top-secret military air base.In 1955, the CIA had a top secret sp ... scout such a location in the desert Southwest. Thesite he chose was a dry desolated lakebed called Groom Lake. Whichproved to be quite convenient because it was close enough to a big cityfor flying w ...

(9 pages) 40 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Area 51.

Area 51, also known as Groom Lake, is a secret military facility about 90 miles north of Las Vegas. The number refers to a ... ue to its remoteness, proximity to existing facilities and presence of a dry lake bed for landings. Groom Lake is America's traditional testing ground for "black budget" aircraft before they are publi ...

(1 pages) 359 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays