Cold War

US Boeing ''Vertol'' XCH-62 Heavy Lift Helicopter

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/us-boeing-vertol-xch-62-heavy-lift-helicopter The Boeing Aircraft Company's ''Vertol'' XCH-62 was a Cold War Era, Heavy Lift Helicopter Program, which was experimented with in 1971. Heavy Lift Models had been attempt …

Spanish ''Lince'' Main Battle Tank

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/spanish-lince-main-battle-tank The Spanish ''Lince'' (''Lynx'') was that Nations attempt to self-produce it's own Main Battle Tank for use by The National Army. Seen as critical to replace US provided …

Operation: ''Hudson Harbor''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/operation-hudson-harbor Operation: ''Hudson Harbor'' was the Code name for a proposed Nuclear Deployment US Assets – against various Enemies in The Far East (namely Communist China and Nor …

Operation: ''Ivy Mike''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/operation-ivy-mike The first full-scale Test of a Thermonuclear Device by The United States was Code named ''Ivy Mike''. It occurred on November 1, 1952 in The Pacific Ocean (Enewetak Atoll …

Operation: ''Big Buzz''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/operation-big-buzz Operation: ''Big Buzz'' was an early Cold War US Government Experiment which tested the possibility of using living insect Hosts to infect a potential Enemy. The ideology …

French ARL44 Heavy Tank

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/cold-war/french-arl44-heavy-tank France's ARL 44 was a Heavy Tank designed for use by The French (Free) Army, just prior to the end of World War II. While designs began in 1943, due to German Occupation …

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 …