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The US invested in aircraft that acted as what?
Bombers
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By what year did America possess the first inter_______ range. The ___ Stratofortress
1955, intercontinental, B52
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The USSR responded by developing the TU__ Bear in 195|_
TU20, 1956
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However what was wrong with the conventional aircraft?
Vulnerable to be shot down and slow
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What occurred with German scientists after the defeat of Nazis?
Soviets captured them for Space Programme
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In 1957 what did the Soviets launch and this was capable of capturing a what nuclear bomb?
Rocket, thermo
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What was the date of Sputnik launch?
5th October 1957
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When was Sputnik II launched?
November
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The Americans countered by sending what into space; what happened?
Kaputnik, it exploded before it could reach space
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In 19__, Russia launched the first man into?
1961, Space
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When was the Gaither Report issued, warning Eisenhower of the what gap?
7th November 1957, missile
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In July 1960 the US developed the worlds first submarine-launched what what called what?
Ballistic missiles, Polaris
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Kennedy ordered the construction of how many nuclear subs?
41
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By what year did America have _000 missile warheads compared to the Soviets?
1962, 4000, 220
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