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Who Has Deadlier Missiles? Russia or United States

Who Has Deadlier Missiles? Russia or United States

In October of 1962, Russian R-12 and R-14 nuclear missiles were stationed in Cuba, a mere ninety miles away from the Florida coastline. If launched, they could have reached the United States in minutes, killing millions. Meanwhile, in Italy and Turkey, forty-five United States PGM-19 Jupiter missiles had their nuclear-armed tips pointed towards Russia. Had …

US Navy Must Do This to Defeat Chinese in War

US Navy Must Do This to Defeat Chinese in War

The United States has a problem- the Chinese Navy has officially become the world’s largest navy. Thankfully, the capabilities of the Chinese Navy are decades behind that of the American Navy, but in any confrontation with China, the US Navy will at best only be able to call up on 60% of its fleet, thanks …

These Will Be the Most Powerful Militaries In 2020

These Will Be the Most Powerful Militaries In 2020

It may be half a year away, but military planners around the world are always looking ahead, and the year 2020 will prove pivotal for many of the world’s militaries. With the possibility of another major conflict in Europe brewing, and China seeking to economically damage the US for its support of Taiwan, national priorities …