Moscow would barter 20 warships: 17 submarines, a frigate, cruiser and even a Destroyer in exchange for the continued flow of Pepsi. The combined flotilla of warships instantly made Pepsi the world's 6th largest military. Fortunately for Coca-Cola, Pepsi did not escalate the Cola Wars with their newfound firepower!
How did Pepsi have the 6th largest military? In 1989, Pepsi and the Soviet Union signed a remarkable deal. The Russians gave Pepsi 17 submarines, one frigate, one cruiser, and one destroyer for $3 Billion worth of Pepsi.