A truly reliable safe should protect the savings not only from sophisticated robbers, but also from natural disasters, nuclear bombardment and other "Armageddon".These requirements are fully met the most reliable storage and safes of the world , presented in our today's selection.
Protection systems for these impenetrable objects include such modern technologies as voice access, and time-tested granite walls, armed garrisons, thick steel doors.
- 9. Safe Bahnhof and WikiLeaks in Stockholm
- 8. Bank of England's gold depository
- 7. Teikoku Bank, Hiroshima
- 6. Granite Mountain
- 5. Federal Reserve Bank in New York
- 4. Mount Airon
- 3. Mount Cheyenne
- 2. Seed storage on the island of Spitsbergen
- 1. Fort Knox storage
9. Safe Bahnhof and WikiLeaks in Stockholm
At 30 meters depth in a reliable bunker, the WikiLeaks servers, so desired by the US Department of Foreign Affairs, operate. Entry into the storage is protected by a reliable 45-centimeter steel door, and uninterrupted power supply of the equipment is provided by stand-by generators.
8. The Bank of England's gold deposit
In terms of gold reserves, the safe of the Bank of England is second only to the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, which is ranked 5th in the Top of the most reliable storage facilities. Armored door is protected from hacking by voice recognition system and long code. The weight of the door and the dimensions of the storage are kept secret.
7. Teikoku Bank, Hiroshima
The reliability of the Teikoku Bank depository was proved during the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima - it remained completely intact. This fact was immediately replicated around the world by the company that built the safe.
6. Granite mountain
Since 1965 the genealogical library of the Mormon church is located here. At a depth of 180 meters, an air conditioning system creates an ideal microclimate for storing 3.5 billion copies of documents from around the world.
5. Federal Reserve Bank in New York
The bank's depository contains deposits and about a quarter of the world's gold reserves. The store is located 25 meters from the surface of the earth, and the entrance to it hides a door weighing 90 tons. The bank is not the owner of gold, it only carefully protects it, charging for it a one-time commission of $ 1.75 per ingot.
4. Mountain Iron
The developed limestone mine was converted into an ultra-reliable storage area of 160 thousand square meters.meters. Almost 95% of the area is owned by the US government, among the remaining customers of the depository are Warner Brothers and the Smithsonian Institution.
3. Cheyenne Mountain
600 meters below the granite mountain is the NORAD complex, the command center for the aerospace defense command in North America. Entrance doors to this bunker weigh 25 tons and withstand the most massive nuclear attack. Today, the NORAD complex is in a state of "hot conservation", i.e.if necessary, it will be ready for use within a couple of hours.
2. Seed storage on the island of Spitsbergen
This underground safe contains seeds of 500 thousand different plants from around the world. According to the idea of the creators of the wall, the vaults can withstand the strongest earthquake and nuclear strike. So in the case of Armageddon, the survivors will have a chance to revive the earth's flora.
1. Fort Knox storage
Since 1936, the depository of the US gold reserves has been located at Fort Knox military base. Four granite walls are covered with a layer of concrete, two of which are under electrical stress. The weight of the multilayered steel door is 750 tons. The access code in the repository is completely unknown to anyone on the database, in order to open the door it is necessary to collect in one place all those who know their part of the code. Among other things, the territory is guarded by 30,000 servicemen of the Fort Knox base.