Continuation of the Nuclear Arms Race

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  • Created on: 30-03-13 15:40

Up to 1957 America was ahead in the development of nuclear weapons but the lauch of Sputnik changed everything.

The USSR developed rockets that could carry nuclear warheads and reach America easily, but USA had to carry them in planes that could easily be shot down.

In 1957 USA also developed Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, and by 1959, stored underground and ready to use in 30 seconds.

Polaris missiles could…

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