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How Area 51 Hid Secret Craft And Low-Tech Decoys

800px-Moonbeam_UFOVia  National Geographic News:

The CIA created Area 51 in 1955 to test and develop top secret U.S. military projects in the remote Nevada desert. More than 50 years later, the base still doesn’t officially exist and appears on no public U.S. government maps.

In the 1950s and ’60s, Area 51 was the epicenter of the OXCART project, intended to create the successor for the U-2 spy plane.

The OXCART plane was expected to be undetectable in the air as it flew surveillance and information-gathering missions over the Soviet Union. But Area 51 personnel soon found it necessary to conceal the craft from the Soviets eyes even when it was still being tested on the ground.

It was discovered that Soviet spy satellites, dubbed ash cans by Area 51 staff, were making regular rounds over Nevada.

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Black Budgets and Secret Aircraft on The Black Fridays

The Black Fridays Episode 24 — Michael Schratt

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mike schratt The Black Fridays welcomes Michael Schratt to the show. Michael is a researcher following the world of secret aircraft and black budgets. We invited him on to talk about some of the things we have been hearing about since we have been exploring the world of Ufology on the show, especially Stanton Friedman’s “Nuclear Aircraft.” Michael laid down some unexpected bombshells on us thought, so he has to come back! We hope you enjoy!

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