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The Nuclear Arms Race

THE NUCLEAR ARMS RACE

It was the main issue in the Cold War when both America and Russia challenging each other to increase their stockpiles of nuclear weapons.



TIMELINE

First Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima

First American H Bomb

First U.S. missile submarine launched

SALT I talks on reducing nuclear weapons

SALT II talks on reducing nuclear weapons

Reykjavik summit on reducing nuclear weapons



45 49 52 53 57 60 69 79 86 91



First Soviet A Bomb

First Soviet H Bomb

USSR launched the first satellite

USA and USSR InterContinental Ballistic Missiles program

USA withdraw from Salt II

USSR collapses





NUCLEAR STOCKPILE



50,000

40,000

30,000 USA

20,000 USSR

10,000



year 45 50 60 70 80 91



ROCKET MODELS



SS-9 (USSR) Titan II (USA)

1966 Year 1962

10 Mt Warhead 9 Mt

16,000 km Operational range 15,000 km



AIR CONTROL



Intercontinental USA 8,000

Ballistic Missiles USSR 7,000



Planes USA 4,000

USSR 5,000





A WORLD BREAK IN TWO



NATO and Warsaw Pact were

both mutual defense treaties

between states.



The first one started on 1949

till today while the Warsaw



Pact lasted from 1955 till 1991.



NATO WARSAW PACT

Troops 2. 6 million 4 million

Tanks 13,000 42,500

Artillery 10,750 31,500



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