The U.S. Nuclear Arsenal: A History of Weapons and Delivery Systems Since 1945

The U S Nuclear Arsenal A History of Weapons and Delivery Systems Since The atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in and became the centerpiece of U S and Soviet military strategy for the next years In the late s the debate over whether the atomic bomb was t

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  • Title: The U.S. Nuclear Arsenal: A History of Weapons and Delivery Systems Since 1945
  • Author: Norman Polmar Robert S. Norris
  • ISBN: 9781557506818
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in 1945 and became the centerpiece of U.S and Soviet military strategy for the next 45 years In the late 1940s the debate over whether the atomic bomb was the ultimate arbitrator of international differences led to the infamous carrier versus B 36 controversy in American defense policy American school children in the 1950s praThe atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in 1945 and became the centerpiece of U.S and Soviet military strategy for the next 45 years In the late 1940s the debate over whether the atomic bomb was the ultimate arbitrator of international differences led to the infamous carrier versus B 36 controversy in American defense policy American school children in the 1950s practiced duck and cover as we feared an atomic attack against American cities and billions were spent to develop and procure vast fleets of B 36, B 47, and B 52 nuclear bombers, that led to a still alive legacy that is seen in the current B 1 and the B 2 stealth bomber controversies At the battlefield level the U.S Army developed the 280 mm atomic cannon, atomic demolitions, and the infamous Davy Crockett atomic grenade launcher the last intended to give battalion commanders their own nuclear arsenal Similarly, the U.S Navy entered the atomic world to obtain a carrier based nuclear strike capability, to compete with the U.S Air Force Subsequently, a vast variety of naval weapons were developed, from the ASTOR nuclear torpedo to 16 inch nuclear projectiles for the four Iowa class battleships And, within the United States air defense fighters carried aloft nuclear missiles and rockets, while nuclear armed surface to air missiles ringed major U.S cities and military bases The U.S nuclear arsenal peaked at some 31,500 warheads in the mid 1960s.

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