US President Reagan and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev sign the IRNF. It is the first arms accord signed by the two countries that calls for the elimination of an entire class of weapons- intermediate-range missiles.
The Soviet Union Arms Race
The weapons advancements of the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
FIrst Soviet Atomic Bomb
No one thought the Soviet Union would make an atomic bomb that quickly.
First Soviet H-Bomb
The Soviets detonate their first hydrogen bomb.
Soviets detonate Tsar
Tsar Bomba (King of the bombs) was the equivalent to more than 50 million tons of TNT. It was than all the explosives used in WWII.