The Most Secure Vault in the World? Inside Fort Knox
The U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox sounds like it’s straight out of a Hollywood thriller. With blast-proof doors, razor fencing, and rumored mine fields, the Kentucky fort is one of the world's most secure locations. It should be, considering it contains over 5,000 tons of the government’s gold reserves, worth some $180 billion as of 2016. That’s over half of the nation’s gold reserves. Chances are you’ll never set eyes on this gold, though. To ensure the holdings’ safety, there are some pretty cinematic measures taken to thwart any would-be heists. Any fictional villains would have to overcome the following features to catch even a glimpse of the gold.
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