7.) Area 25 – Nevada, USA

  • 07/20/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
7.) Area 25 – Nevada, USA
Photo: Cpl Lee Goddard/MOD [OGL (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/1/)], via Wikimedia Commons
Aside from the Las Vegas metropolitan area, Nevada's sparse population make it ideal for military research and development.

During the Cold War, Area 25 tested rocket engines used by nuclear bombs.

It has remained strictly off-limits to civilians and journalists for decades.

Today, Area 25 is used for military exercises and tests on depleted uranium left over from the Cold War era.

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