Military Technology Essay

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Military Technology Technology in the military has greatly increased strength and eased the ranking among world powers and effected the development of new military weapons. The term “Survival of the fittest” means that the strong will succeed but the meek will not, this is the case with military technology. The U.S. has the best technology in the world, therefore we are the highest military power. Technology is a very important part of warfare. Technology is driven by the military. The army's race during the cold war, spawned some of the greatest technical achievements in human history. Space travel for example is a result of the X-plane project. The Internet was produced by the military as well. If we stop investing in…show more content…
The B-2 stealth bomber has never actually been used in war, but in testing the bomber has proved to be a success. Stealth technology, although very expensive and time consuming, gives us the upper hand and the element of surprise in air warfare and tactical bombing missions. Unmanned planes used to be unheard of, not anymore. The military has spent years on the development of these planes and are just now getting them perfected. Unmanned planes, also called drones, will not be used for fighters, but for tactical missions. They will be able to fly over an enemy base and take pictures of their defenses so we will be able to take that base easily, with fewer casualties. Being unmanned, the aircraft will be perishable, although costing a lot it will save lives. The Firebee is a pilotless plane that can be controlled by ground, plane, or by a computer. It can fly following a preset course and then return. Naval ships are the principal tool which a nation guards its seas. Ships are used to transport our troops to enemy coasts, to protect merchant shipping against enemy attack, to prevent the enemy from transporting their troops, and to attack shore and air targets. Naval ships are also used in blockades, for example to block an enemy from importing commodities necessary for his military by sea. In order to accomplish this, naval ships have been designed from earliest times to be faster and sturdier than
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