two (or more) countries who try to outdo each other in developing the most sophisticated and or powerful weapons, typically as matter of national pride.
related words: space race
During the Cold War, the US and Russia built up extensive stockpiles of nuclear weapons in an arms race.
There are 56 year olds reading this thing? Wow.
That's really creepy, if you think about it for a while. Like, "pervert learning how to befriend preteens in AOL chatrooms" creepy.
There is an "insults" category, so why not?