US military issues warning to million people ‘planning to storm Area 51’

The U.S. military has issued a warning to a million people who have pledged to 'storm Area 51' - the secretive military base in Nevada.

The plan - titled 'Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All Of Us' - was hatched on a Facebook group and is set for September 20 this year, at 3am, with attendees pledging to 'see them aliens'.

Air Force spokesperson Laura McAndrews said that the base 'is an open training range for the US Air Force, and we would discourage anyone from trying to come into the area where we train American armed forces.'

The US Air Force always stands ready to protect America and its assets.'

The plan has attracted thousands of people claiming they will attend.

It is widely believed to be a joke, with organisers saying, 'We can move faster than their bullets. Let's see them aliens.'

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At the Area 51 base in Nevada, there is a 25-mile no-fly zone for civilian aircraft - so aerial views of the base are rarely seen.

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AREA 51, NEVADA, USA, JULY 20, 2016: DigitalGlobe satellite image Area 51. The United States Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
AREA 51, SOUTHERN NEVADA, UNITED STATES, APRIL 29, 2018: This is an enhanced overview Satellite Image of Area 51, Southern Nevada, United States, a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base. (Photo enhanced by maps4media via Getty Images)
AREA 51, SOUTHERN NEVADA, UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 26, 2013: This is a satellite image of Area 51, Southern Nevada, United States, a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, collected on February 26, 2013. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)
Area 51 (Groom Lake, Dreamland) File Photo near Rachel, Nevada (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Guard Gate at Area 51 (Groom Lake, Dreamland) near Rachel, Nevada (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Area 51 (Groom Lake, Dreamland) File Photo near Rachel, Nevada (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
The Little A'Le'Inn, a restaurant, bar, and motel in Rachel, Nevada, along the Extraterrestrial Highway, near Area 51.
Welcome to Rachel, Nevada road sign. Rachel is near Area 51
Extraterrestrial Highway Sign (Highway 375) near Area 51 near Rachel, Nevada (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
An Alien sculpture lines the side of the road in the town of Baker, California, which claims the world's largest thermometer at 134 feet, and it also known as the 'Gateway to Area 51' on March 4, 2019. - The Alien sculptures are part of the business Alien Fresh Jerky remains a popular spot for a break for drivers going to and from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
An Alien sculpture lines the side of the road in the town of Baker, California, which claims the world's largest thermometer at 134 feet, and it also known as the 'Gateway to Area 51' on March 4, 2019. - The Alien sculptures are part of the business Alien Fresh Jerky remains a popular spot for a break for drivers going to and from Los Angeles to Las Vegas. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Area 51 (Groom Lake, Dreamland) File Photo near Rachel, Nevada (Photo by Barry King/WireImage)
Two horses wander through a unirrigated field on a farm in the desert near the United States military installation known as Area 51. There have long been rumors of military secrets being tested at the location as well as extra terrestrial space craft, or UFOs, being sighted. (Photo by Christopher Morris/Corbis via Getty Images)
An abandoned wind mill on a deserted farm in the desert near the United States military installation known as Area 51. There have long been rumors of military secrets being tested at the location as well as extra terrestrial space craft, or UFOs, being sighted. (Photo by Christopher Morris/Corbis via Getty Images)
18Th June 1997 . Area 51 Groom Lake Nevada. Collect Picture Of Security Patrol The Area 51 Complex. (Photo By Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Rachel, Nevada: Near secret U.S. military installation Area 51, a man with a video camera taping the area. (Photo by mark peterson/Corbis via Getty Images)
Area 51 guide at the National Atomic Testing Museum. (Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Rachel, Nevada: Area 51 research center. (Photo by mark peterson/Corbis via Getty Images)
2/13/96 RACHEL, NEVEDA PART OF THE U.S. GOVERNAMENTS TOP SECRET MILITARY BASE KNOWN AS AREA 51
Rachel, Nevada, On The Extraterrestrial Highway, Highway 375, Home Of Numerous UFO Sightings And Near Area 51. (Photo By: MyLoupe/UIG Via Getty Images)
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But have they, as UFO fans believe, been working on secret technologies stolen from aliens? Or is the base simply a test-bed for hi-tech fighter aircraft?

Nigel Watson author of the UFO Investigations Manual, says, 'Area 51 has always been a magnet for those who believe the US Government knows a lot more about UFOs than they are prepared to reveal to the public.

'People like the late Boyd Bushman, a senior scientist who worked for Lockheed Martin, have declared that Area 51 is a base where extraterrestrial spacecraft and technology is stored and examined.

'Bushman believed in what he was saying. As long ago as 2008 he passed a polygraph test, during which he claimed he had worked on antigravity projects, alien technologies and had even met and photographed an alien, and examined at least 8 different types of alien spacecraft. Bushman also revealed that he had received death threats and that security personnel had attempted to discredit him and tried to keep him from talking to the public.

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'He said the aliens fly their spacecraft on a special flightpath that takes them through a shaft drilled on the side of a mountain near Area 51. He went on to say 230-year-old humanoid aliens from the planet Quintumnia lived at Area 51.

'This backs-up other claims of people who say they have worked on ET spacecraft at the base, but there is no solid evidence for their stories. Indeed, the extreme nature of these claims makes serious investigators shy away from this subject, and talk of UFOs and aliens is an effective way of hiding the real human technological activities at the site.

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