A more sensational term for a military base. An example of how the televised news often tries to drub up interest in an upcoming segment by making something out of nothing.
Tonight, on "Eye on Springfield": just miles from your doorstep, hundreds of men are given weapons and trained to kill. The government calls it the "army", but a more alarmist name would be The Killbot Factory."---Kent Brockman, in the Simpsons episode titled "Homer Loves Flanders