29 Mar Name That Country …
709,000 regular (active duty) service personnel;
293,000 reserve troops;
Eight standing army divisions;
20 air force and naval air wings with 2,000 combat aircraft;
232 strategic bombers;
13 strategic ballistic missile submarines with 3,114 nuclear warheads on 232 missiles;
500 ICBMs with 1,950 warheads;
Four aircraft carriers;
121 surface combat ships and submarines;
Plus all the support bases, shipyards and logistical assets
needed to sustain such a naval force.
IS THIS COUNTRY RUSSIA?
Well, don’t feel bad if you are unable to identify this global superpower, because it no longer exists. It has vanished. These are the American military forces that have disappeared since the 1992 presidential election of Bill Clinton. ( And now the Cruise Missiles are gone too.)