posted on Apr, 20 2008 @ 08:42 PM
reply to post by Breifne
Remembering the lessons learnt during military training, the initial attacks would be on primary targets... airfields, military bases, shipyards,
missile silos and important infrastructure like power stations, major bridges, etc.
Secondary targets would be governmental centers like capital cities as well as manufacturing areas (and so on).
Cities which are spared in the first exchanges would be hit later as refugees from bombed areas begin to filter to them simply because the remaining
civil and military authorities would try to concentrate survivors into these places for triage.
A nuclear exchange would not be a quick thing. Subs, silently waiting for their turn to attack, would send their missiles during the weeks following
the initial attacks.
The idea is to decimate all forms of organized control, leaving the target population alienated and scattered without any assistance from their now
Then the land war would begin with an invasion by the one who survived with the least amount of damage to their military, if that is at all
[IMO] China fits that parameter the best as long as they have developed a large enough fleet. Russia, I don't believe, can compare to China's
ability to survive an exchange. If it was
an exchange between Russia and America, there is no doubt the Chinese would rule the world for
centuries afterwards simply because they have the sufficient numbers in population.