DATA - Russia is going to build 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles. Putin is reacting to the United States’ proposal to ship heavy arms to Eastern Europe.
Once upon a time we used to have an nuclear arms race. It seemed over for some years now. But how will the US react?
The latest count on nuclear arms gives the US a lead of 464. So the Russians need more than those 40 to get in the lead again.
Here’s an overview based on data from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.