Top 10 Most Advanced Military Weapons

In today’s world numbers of armies do not matter as much as the accuracy and lethality of the weapons used by the nations. It is due to this fact that countries today focus on improving the quality of the weapons at their disposal that concentration on increasing the number of the foot soldiers.

The might of a country is judged by the advancements in their defence equipment, which is why the United States of America while not having the largest number of soldieries dominates the world with its state of the art weapons. To learn about the top ten most advanced military weapons world keep reading the article.

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  • 1

    The Atom Bomb

    The atom bomb is without any doubt the most advanced and lethal weapon in the world. While seven countries officially have the atom bomb in their arsenal, the United States of America is the only country which is used this weapon against another country (Japan).

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    HAARP

    Also known as High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program is still a mystery as the US denies its existence. According to declassified documents, research on this weapon was initiated in 1993. The HAARP is believed to be earth quake triggering weapon in the arsenal of the United States military.

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    Daisy Cutter

    This was known by the US military as BLU-82B, developed under the Commando Vault program and can cause devastation in the targeted regions, flattening them instantly. It is dropped from the air either by a C-130 or an MC-130 transport aircraft.

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  • 4

    Joint Strike Fighter F-35

    The joint strike fighter is arguably the world’s most advanced fighter jet to date. This jet is still passing through development phases and once it is commissioned in the United States Air Force, the Navy and the Army, this will officially be a fighter jet years ahead from its adversaries.

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    F22 Raptor

    The F22 Raptor is currently the single most advanced combat aircraft in the world. Its stealth ability gives it the capacity to penetrate deep inside enemy territory. The F22 is also the fastest flying killing machine in the skies. It is being used by the United States Air Force.

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    Virginia Class Submarine

    With the total length of 377 feet, the Virginia Class Submarine is among the most advanced weapon systems in the world. This is a nuclear submarine which costs somewhere around 83.7 billion US dollars. It was built in 2000 and later commissioned in 2004. The US Navy currently has nine active submarines of this class.
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  • 7

    DDG-51 Destroyer

    The production cost of this destroyer is somewhere around 101.8 billion US dollars. This class is the best destroyer in the world. This weapon system was commissioned on 4 July 1991.

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    Trident II Missile

    This is the most advanced ballistic missile in the world with the capability to be launched from a submarine under water.

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  • 9

    V-22 Osprey

    The V-22 Osprey is used by the US Marine Corps and the US air force. This flying machine is capable of vertical landing and takeoff.

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  • 10

    F-2000 Assault Rifle

    This 5.56×45 mm assault rifle took years of development and is now the most advanced rifle in the world. Its capacity to fire 850 rounds/min makes it the deadliest and the most advanced assault rifle.

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