Cold War

Deseret Test Center

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/deseret-test-center Established at Fort. Douglas, Utah (a former WWII Army Base) – The Deseret Testing Center was used by The US Army for early 1960s Chemical and Biological Weapons Te …

German VT-Tank

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/german-vt-tank The German VT-Tank (Versuchstrager 1-2) was a Cold War Military Weapon, first deployed in 1974 by The West German Army. It's primary design innovation, was that the VT wa …

US Strategic Air Command

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/us-strategic-arc-command The United States Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC), was a major defensive/offensive Component of The US Armed Forces. It had it's beginnings in 1946, when the then U …

US AAM-N-5 ''Meteor'' AA Missile

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/us-aam-n-5-meteor-aa-missile An ''early'' Air to Air Missile System dating to 1948, The AAM-N-5 ''Meteor'' was designed for US Navy Carrier deployment. Much of the overall design came fro The Massach …

US RIM-67 ''Standard'' SAM

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/us-rim-67-standard-sam First developed for US Naval Warfare, The RIM-67 ''Standard'' was first fielded in 1981, as a primary replacement Surface to Air Missile for The ''Talos'' System (in use …

Fallout Shelter

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/fallout-shelter Based on conventional Bomb Shelters of World War II, the origins of The ''Fallout'' Shelter are rooted firmly to The Cold War of the 1950s. The term ''Fallout'' is taken …

British Supermarine ''Swift'' Fighter Jet

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/british-supermarine-swift-fighter-jet First deployed in 1954, The British Supermarine ''Swift'' Fighter was an early Cold War primary Fighter, used by The Royal Air Force. 197 Production Models were fielded a …

British Blackburn B-48 ''Firecrest'' Fighter Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/british-blackburn-b-48-firecrest-fighter-plane Many Fighter designs were pioneered in World War II for use by The British Military, that were produced to counter the increasing German quality of counter Planes. Many o …

British Supermarine ''Seafang'' Fighter Plane

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/british-supermarine-seafang-fighter-plane The Supermarine ''Seafang'' was a British Royal Navy Fighter Plane, first developed in 1946 (although a design was to be completed before the end of World War II). Design …

''Pax Atomica''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/pax-atomica The Term ''Pax Atomica'' was an early Cold War ideology which pre-dated the previously discussed ''Mutual assured Destruction'' (MAD). It based on the Ancient Roman ''Pax …