secret Army base biological and chemical weapons deep in the Utah desert

 Workers at the facility handle some of the deadliest and most dangerous biological and chemical agents on the planet. The top secret 800,000-acre base Рwhich is buried in the middle of the Utah desert Рtests and develops defensive measures to counter a potential attack on the United States featuring chemical or biological weapons. It was created in 1942 by the US Army Chemical Warfare Service as a more remote location than Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland.