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The World’s 30 Strangest and Most Secret Military Bases


From hazardous mountaintop forts to impenetrable underground bunkers, these are the most fascinating facilities on the planet.

The world’s weirdest, most secret military bases run the gamut from hazardous mountaintop forts to seemingly impenetrable underground bunkers. Then there are the bases on remote islands tracking objects in deep space and high-tech laboratories probing the most lethal microbes in existence.

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The design of a base needs to address the immediate needs of a military while still being versatile enough to remain useful as threats and technology evolve. Brad Schulz, former vice president of federal architecture at HNTB, tells Popular Mechanics what makes these active military facilities so fascinating.

Deep Underground Military Bases – Secret Military Bases

Deep Underground Military Bases – Secret Military Bases