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What would World War 3 look like.

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posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 12:59 AM
a reply to: droid56

Radioactive fallout, no go zone's after strike's (Assuming it went nuclear that is), shattered country's with broken government's and massive starvation as the infrastructure collapsed, food riot's and the collapse of any remaining semblance of order, martial law as country's are forced to turn on there own citizenry to try to re-establish semblance of law and order.
Global financial meltdown as major players were suddenly broken and taken out of the money merry go round.
Massive casualty's, disease, famine the four horsemen of the apocolypse stuff.

The aftermath would depend on how large the nuclear exchange was, enough warheads as at the height of the cold war would have the potential to cause a global thermo nuclear winter which could last between 2 to 20 years and even spark a new ice age as well as spreading toxic and radioacive fallout over much of the northern hemisphere.

The power would shift to the formerly third or emerging world or if they had remained neutral to south america, australia and new zealand while Asia would probably be on the brink of new regional turmoil driven by the economic collapse and potential continuation/expansion of the war in that region if indeed it had not already decimated it with China being likely to be the main bit part player probably using north Korea as the patsy to get off the first nuclear shot in the shooting war just to see if the US did indeed make full reprisal against there puppet state.

If the war stayed non nuclear then Asia would likely be decimated, China would launch invasion's of it's rival's for the south China sea and seek to impose its Tibet model over them, Russia would probably stay neutral unless provoked by further action in the west but would definitely be on high alert and probably even loan some naval assets to China including but could easily be drawn into the war forcing NATO response and even if europe and the US did not get involved this would still cause economic collapse on a global scale.

50 years after the nuclear war most city's would be rebuild (if there was a nuclear winter however this may not be the case) and life would go on as usual but with a higher than average rate of cancers, look at hiroshima and nagasaki though admitedly they were early bomb's and not as powerful as those that can now be deployed, some of which are fifty time's greater.

posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 03:08 AM
a reply to: droid56

its alreadu happening, its a war on the human mind

posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 05:03 AM
a reply to: droid56

Flash, BOOM, .... (not even crickets)...

posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 05:35 AM
Well.. it depends who the enemy is.. Aliens, China, Russia, Nato, Civil war, Nature.. or something else ?
It all so depends from what perspective.. ww3 perspective from Denmark, moon, Sweden, China or even US ?

And also depends what we are fighting over
And also depends who is fighting
and who controls the fighting

It could be small it could be big..
It could happen it could not

posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 06:36 AM
Nuclear missiles are a lot smaller than I thought and they move much quicker than airplanes.

posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 09:28 AM
Surely nuclear weapons can't be the most developed of all weapons tech that governments have at their disposal
There are bound to be far more lethal weapons
How about biological warfare that attacks race, or weapons that disrupt weather, stuff unthought of by normal people
We probably won't know what weapons they have till they use it

Nuke technology is so old, 1940s, it must be nearly outdated.

posted on Jul, 28 2016 @ 10:45 AM
a reply to: droid56

There wouldnt be anyone left to answer that. A multi-level repetitive nuclear and EMP exchange worldwide...would signal the end of 90% of all life on the planet. Man, animal and plants.

posted on Jul, 29 2016 @ 10:38 AM
a reply to: Raggedyman

Neutron bomb's, low kinetic yield nuclear devices that kill population's while leaving the building's standing, they do have an emp burst though.

Kinetic impactors, older version's of the theory are the use of large objects from space dropped onto targets but later research postulated the use of dense cored titanium missiles which would be accelerated toward the target, no explosives but they hit like a meteorite and cause a similar level of physical damage to a nuclear strike but without the residual radiation.

The prevelance of D.U.M.B.s in the US and the US development of large Rail Gun technology would postulate a probable SDI originated technology using a ground based silent launch system (no rockets until it is outside the atmophere) to use rail gun type launch systems not only as anti missile defense systems but also as LAUNCH system's for both orbital insertion of assets and also for long range calculated target dropping of kinetic impactor's.

Think about it you have two block's watching one another using satellites that can detect missile and rocket launches by there heat trail and launch sites, there launch vectors so you hide the launch sites, the development of stealth tech is only phase one and provides some radio protection, heavy stealth that is not suitable for aircraft can be used if the lauch facility is powerful enough, there is no plume of heat so no rocket heat trail and any engines only activate outside the atmosphere maybe even above the monitoring satellites altitude of operation before the payload is inserted into it's orbit (there is actually no need of a disposable payload delivery system the package just deploys) or the package makes course adjustment's (which may not even be necessary dependent upon the accuracy of the launch system) and fall's back with it's now active solid state boost rocket engine in full burn toward the target.

Boom there goes the neighbourhood.

So do not worry about China or Russia they are decades behind, Genuinely decades behind, the US does have this capability of that I am absolutely certain but worry more about whom is controlling it.

Take out the targets own launch facility's before they can even react, have a viable missile defence system that will take out 99 percent of there incoming ordinance (if they get any off the ground) and shatter there infrastructure forcing them to quickly surrender or at least fall into a state in which they are no longer a pertinant threat.

Remember that old shuttle or ISS footage of what they thought was the US shooting at UFO's, that was a Rail Gun launch, if they were shooting at something I do not know but remember the warning regan gave about threats outside our world.

edit on 29-7-2016 by LABTECH767 because: (no reason given)

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