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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 …

What new threats will supercarriers face?

Throughout history, some weapons have appeared and ruled the battlefield; sometimes for decades. The aircraft carrier, a supercharged, mobile airbase, is one such weapon. For the last 80 years, it has served as the undeniable king of the open ocean. With dozens of planes on board, it also became a mighty platform to bring war …