precise, devastating, silent and awesome. railguns are quite famous in futuristic-fictional animated works. little do people know that it is now in use by the us navy. it can fire a projectile that reaches speeds of mach 7, seven times the speed of sound, without any propellant or explosive.
2. mechanized exoskeletons and mobile suits
ironman, gundams and the space marines are all famous for their futuristic mechanized suits. although lacking the ability to fly, various real world exoskeleton prototypes are already deployed and sold. darpa recently released a prototype designed for soldiers while japan is selling a gundam (giant mobile suit) on amazon for $1 million.
wielded by a capable samurai, the katana proved to be the deadliest slashing weapon of its time. never losing its edge; the construction of this curved-edge blade is, in itself, an art. one of the few things that both nerds and warriors alike, would want to have.
if the orient has its katanas, the western world can be proud of the ulfberht. aside from their long boats and ferociousness, the vikings toppled their foes through superior weaponry. modern day analyses revealed that the ulfberht steel was far ahead of its time and can compare to today’s high-grade steel.
5. slam missile
the slam missile has a nuclear-powered ramjet engine, which allows longer flight durations and when given a target, the slam missile flies at super low alkit ;)udes and drops its payload. however, the real damage is done when the missile runs out of fuel and contaminates whatever area it falls on with radiation.
6. bow and arrow
the mongols were famed for a lot of things but feared for their ability to use the bow and arrow while on horseback. the mongols conquered vast amounts of land during their reign, including china. the bow and arrow needed years of training but once mastered, they provided the greatest edge for battles of their time.
the invention of tanks broke the stalemate between the british-french and german-austrian armies during world war i. from its humble beginnings as a farm tractor, tanks are now some of the most sophisticated weapons of any army. darpa is now developing an agile tank, one that can maneuver and evade instead of taking hits.
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