There are two floors beneath the bottom floor of the Pentagon. The two underground floors are labeled "M" for "Mezzanine" and "B" for "Basement."Know More
The Pentagon has five floors above ground. Most people think of the Pentagon's second floor as its main floor, due to the Concourse being located on this floor.
The concentric rings around the Pentagon hold offices constructed in a clockwise formation. The rings are labeled beginning at their innermost point, which is ring A, out to the outermost point, which is ring E. Notably, the Pentagon houses offices for 25,000 military and civilian personnel.Learn more about Military
The plot of land that the Pentagon was originally planned to be built on was bound on five sides due to roads and other divisions, so the Pentagon was designed to conform to these restrictions. When the build site was moved, the Pentagon kept its original shape.Full Answer >
As of September 2014, there are 10 official wars and 8 active military conflicts recognized by the United States. There are also other violent conflicts involving 64 countries and 576 militias and separatist groups.Full Answer >
In 1997, the majority of fighter squadrons were reduced to 18 aircraft. Prior to that, a squadron could include as many as 24 aircraft.Full Answer >
Only eight countries in the world are known to possess nuclear weapons, as of 2014: the United States, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom, Israel, Pakistan and India. North Korea may possess fewer than 10 nuclear warheads, according to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)..Full Answer >