For decades, americans were told that area 51 didn't really exist and that the us government had no official interest in aliens or ufos statements the pentagon has officially confirmed that there was, in fact, a us$22 million government programme to collect and analyse “anomalous aerospace threats.
At the start of “area 51,” annie jacobsen's cauldron-stirring book about america's most mysterious military installation, ms jacobsen offers a passing she also writes about the reverse engineering — the analysis of equipment by taking it apart and reassembling it — at which area 51 scientists are thought.
Declassified documents show area 51 played central role in development of us air force's top secret stealth programs in 1970s and 1980s secretly hosted soviet mig fighters one of those (document 10), is the mathematical analysis by russian physicist and engineer p ya ufimtsev that former.
Area 51 - black jets: a history of the aircraft developed at groom lake, america's secret aviation base [bill yenne] on amazoncom that being the case, this book makes a great introduction to what little is known of groom lake and its history, and may even be an effective reply to the more wild-eyed conspiracy theorists. In 2013 the us government officially acknowledged the existence of area 51 that year the national security archive at george washington university obtained, through the freedom of information act, a formerly classified cia document that chronicled the history of the u-2 spy plane a heavily redacted version had.