What locations would most likely be targeted during a nuclear attack?

What locations would most likely be targeted during a nuclear attack?

The cities that would most likely be attacked are Washington, New York City and Los Angeles. Using a van or SUV, the device could easily be delivered to the heart of a city and detonated. The effects and response planning from a nuclear blast are determined using statics from Washington, the most likely target.

What major US cities were targeted by the Soviets?

Originally Answered: During the cold war, which United States cities were specifically targeted for nuclear missile attack by the U.S.S.R.? Like the others said, most likely Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kiev were main targets, though areas with industry were also targeted.

Where are US nukes aimed at?

Here are the locations of nuclear weapons in the United States: Naval Base Kitsap (Washington) Malstrom Air Force Base (Montana) Nellis Air Force Base (Nevada)

Where do you go in case of a nuclear war?

The Best Places to Live in the Event of Nuclear War

  • Antarctica. Antarctica could be the safest place to go in the event of nuclear war because the Antarctic Treaty banned all detonation of nuclear weapons there.
  • New Zealand.
  • Easter Islands.
  • South Africa.
  • Argentina.
  • Perth, Australia.
  • French Polynesia.
  • Guam.

Where are the most likely targets for a nuclear attack?

That includes the six urban areas that Redlener thinks are the most likely targets of a nuclear attack: New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.

Where does the US focus its nuclear weapons?

After destroying nuclear forces, they will focus their nuclear weapons towards American conventional military sites and installations. Population centers, cities and industrial bases are considered counter-value targets, so they would not get any benefits by destroying those targets.

Where are the nuclear targets in World War 3?

A few days ago I was doing research on nuclear war, world war 3, and potential nuclear targets and safe distances from those target sites when I came across the NUKEMAP.

Is it safe to use a nuclear target map?

A popular nuclear survival reference: I created the following map a number of years ago which indicate a few general regions where it appears as though it might be ‘safer’ relative to other areas based on observations from nuclear target maps coupled with radiation and wind fallout patterns via prevailing winds.