If there is one field of development in which human beings have excelled, it is the development of weapons’ of war. Sadly, more advancement has been made in weapons’, than in almost every other field of industry in human history and this is also a very ‘profitable’ field to be a part of , especially if you are a captain of industry.
Humans are the most innovative species that the earth has ever seen. But when it comes to killing our own species, sadly, we truly excel there too.
From rocks to rockets, the weapons of war have changed over time, but a few stand out as revolutionary for their killing power. The US Army have completed a research on weapons used throughout history, using real-world data from battles to calculate their “lethality index,” a numerical way to show how deadly each weapon can be that accounts for weapon range, rate of fire, accuracy, radius of effect and battlefield mobility.
In the video below, we are going to take a look at the most powerful weapons of all time. Today, we will present you 10 of the most powerful weapons’ used against our fellow man. Some of these weapons have been around for several years but were recently modified, and some are still in production.
Watch the video until till the end, I’m sure you’ll be amazed, if not shocked.
Here is the list of weapons’ you’ll see in the video:
1 . URAN – 9 UPD
2. PROFENSE M134 MINIGUN
3. BASTION P
5. ARCHER ARTILLERY SYSTEM
6. MQ9 REAPER DRONE
7. XM25 INDIVIDUAL AIRBURST WEAPON SYSTEM
8. TSAR BOMB
9. RAYTHEON TOW EAGLEFIRE
10. F-35 LIGHTNING II