How many rockets have the Russians? Unable to make its own nose-conecount, but presumably making use of Allied intelligence estimates, Britain's private but authoritative Institute for Strategic Studies last week reported a sobering answer. The I.S.S. estimate:
¶ The Soviets now have about 100 major operational missile bases in a crescent extending from the White Sea down to the Baltic Coast to former Koenigsberg, and on into the Southern Ukraine and the Carpathians, with some forward launching sites in the Thuringian forest of East Germany.
¶ On the launching pads are T-3 ICBMs, with a range of more than 5,000 miles, and...