A video showing a flying saucer-shaped craft being towed into a US military base has sent the conspiracy world into meltdown.
The video, originally uploaded on TikTok, shows a truck towing a flat-bodied disc with an aerodynamic shape in what appears to be a military development base in the US.
"What the f*** is that?" the cameraman says as he watches the out-of-the-world object passing in front of him.
Internet sleuth Ruben Hofs analysed the clip and tracked down the location based on the scaffolding in the background and surrounding landscape.
He wrote on Twitter: "Coincidentally, this morning I stumbled upon a very interesting TikTok video of an unknown shape on a flatbed trailer.
"The scaffolding in the background got my interest and this appears to be the Helendale Radar Cross Section Facility.
"Also, this does not seem to resemble the so-called polecap used for calibration purposes."
The location he mentioned is near Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works headquarters at Plant 42 in Palmdale, California.
Many airspace watchers shared their thoughts with saying said it could be a "secret weapon" and others suggested it was a prototype craft.
One said: "Or it's just a sort of deceiving action by Skunk Works. Show something 'secret' out in the open, so everyone’s discussing this, and the real secrets are kept hidden."
A second wrote: "Looks like a supersonic combat drone model, or another type of stealth combat drone."
"Looks a bit alien to me," a third confessed and a fourth guessed it could be a "demonstrator" or "test vehicles" for the new B-21 Raiders.
The US Air Force recently announced five B-21 test aircraft are currently under construction during the State of the Forces address on September 20.
Frank Kendall, Secretary of the Air Force, said the five strategic stealth bomber aircraft were being manufactured.
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