began the threat of us nuclear superiority
End of U.S monoply on atomic threat
Also known as thermo-nuclear bomb, a significant power increase above a typical nuclear bomb
idea announced by Eisenhower,Fueled the idea of MAD
Named the R-7, was a significant range increase. Posed a major threat to the US because they could strike from farther than they could.
Major soviet advance in space-race, moral shift, showed society that the USSR was a very strong world power.
USAF spy aircraft shot down over USSR
An unnecessarily large bomb meant for intimidation