The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) formally is called The Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles.
It mandates eliminating nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ranges from 500 – 5,500 kilometers (300 – 3,400 miles).
Treaty provisions currently apply to America, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Excluding Pentagon naval nuclear missiles.
As well as arsenals of nuclear armed Britain, China, France, India, Israel, North Korea and Pakistan. Continue reading