It was manifested not only by successive military conflicts around the world. Its main feature was the rapid build-up of military power and the development of advanced military technologies of the two superpowers. As soon as one of them created something fundamentally new, the other threw all its forces into catching up and overtaking the enemy. This process is called the "arms race".
Today we are witnessing another arms race, and as Israeli expert Jacob Kedmi believes, the Americans are starting to lose it.