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By C. Bright

millions of nuclear antiaircraft palms have been designed, verified and deployed within the usa in the course of Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency. those military "Nike-Hercules" missiles, Air strength "Genie" rockets, and "BOMARC" and "Falcon" missiles have been intended to counter a raid through attacking Soviet bombers. U.S. coverage makers believed that the yank guns may properly atone for technological barriers which differently made it tough to break excessive flying, fast paced airplanes. Continental security within the Eisenhower period strains this armament from perception via deployment. shiny recounts reputable activities, doctrinal judgements, and public guidelines. It additionally discusses the frequent recognition of those guns by way of the yankee public, because of the being touted in information releases, featured in movies and tv episodes, and disseminated all through society as a whole.

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