Space Research Corporation (SRC) was a somewhat curiosity for local Vermonters living in the Jay and Troy, VT area back in the 1970’s. While most everyone in the area knew that there was some type of artillery testing, deep in the northern Vermont hills, the people that actually worked there, didn’t reveal many secrets. All of this just served to add even more of a mysterious shroud over the project.
From Scott Wheeler’s Northland Journal
Dr, Gerald Bull headed up SRC on a 6,000-acre tract of land that straddles the international border at Jay, Vermont, and Highwater, Quebec. A wide array of munitions—long range artillery shells and big guns and cannons capable of delivering their deadly cargo with pinpoint accuracy—were developed and produced there and sold around the world. What many people don’t know, however, is that SRC also conducted research and developed technology for many peaceful purposes, including for space missions, and to help air traffic controllers better do their jobs at airports around the world.
Fast forward to 1979, Dr. Bull and some of his associates found themselves under the scrutiny of the U.S. Government, accused of illegally shipping arms to South Africa in violation of a U.S. and United Nations embargo on such activities. Dr. Bull’s life in the U.S. began to crumble. This led to a series of events and problems that Dr. Bull could not overcome. Eventually, Dr. Bull’s life came to a violent end on March 20, 1990, in Brussels, when an assassin, or assassins, shot him at close range.
In March 2015, Vermont’s Northland Journal published an amazing article about Dr. Gerald Bull’s Project Babylon and Space Research Corporation. The first in a series, this fascinating article contains never before revealed facts, photos and information provided by one of Dr. Bull’s high level associates. Subscribe to the print publication or online edition to read the full story. The March 2015 is already available online with the April edition coming very soon.
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