Space&arms race

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  • Space&arms race
    • ICMS
      • Established by the USA Iin 1957 and by 1959 they could be stored underground and be used in 30 seconds
    • Sputnik
      • Launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957 changed the leaderboard of USA being on top of the game
    • By 1960,both superpowers were intent of having enough weapons to be able to repson to an attack.They kept a check on the progress begin made by the othe rower by suing a series of spy networks.
    • MAD
      • Mutually assured destruction
        • which was when both superpowers had enough nuclear weapons to destroy the world
      • By the end of the 1960's.
    • Bases in countries
      • USA had bases in Turkey near to USSR
      • USSR had bases in cuba near to USA (only 144 km)


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