The Arms Race

A Battle for Weapons

The Time of the Event

August 29th,1949-1991

How it Started

The Arms Race began when the Soviet Union successfully tested an atomic bomb. The whole world was shocked and so was the United States. The U.S responded by dropping a Hydrogen Bomb. The Arms Race has Begun.

Who was Involved

The US, Soviet Union, Great Britain, France, and China were all involved in the Arms Race

Key Events

Many new powerful weapons were developed

Mutual Assured Destruction(MAD) which means both countries could destroy the others if attacked was made

The Outcome

The Arms Race had a very simple ending. It ended when the Soviet Union collasped
Cold War Arms Race

Interesting Fact :)

There were enough nuclear bombs to destroy the world