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The Arms Of Armageddon
The doomsday weapons that the SALT II debate is all about
The Washington Post (1974-Current file) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Jul 15, 1979
Start Page: SM20
Pages: 5
Section: Magazine

The weapons pictured on these pages are some of those covered by the much debated SALT II treaty. There are three basic types of strategic nuclear weapons in the American and Soviet arsenals covered by the treaty -- land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs), and heavy bombers, several (mostly on the American side) soon to be loaded with long-range cruise missiles.

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