Tecnologia da guerra

The articles below show some of the weapons and defenses that play an important role in modern combat, as well as some technologies that may play an important role in the future.

Bombs, missiles and explosives

As the work railguns
Using a magnetic field powered by electricity, rail gun can hit a target 400 km away in six minutes. The weapons on rails can make weapons that use gunpowder fall into disuse. So why the army does not use these weapons? Discover how weapons can be used on rails and learn about the limitations of this technology.

As work grenade launcher rocket the
rocket-propelled grenade A is used for downing helicopters, disabling tanks or attacking buildings at a reasonable distance. In the hands of a skilled operator, the RPG is a lethal and versatile weapon. Learn all about RPGs.


How Nuclear Bombs Work
Nuclear weapons are the most serious threat of any major conflict. This article explains the basic technology of nuclear bombs and shows some of the consequences of its use.

Work as bunker busters the
common Bombs can devastate plants on the surface, but when the target is buried or embedded, the task requires a pump with penetrating power. That's where the bunker busters appear.

How Cruise Missiles Work
Cruise missiles are an example of remote technology used in modern warfare. The missile is basically an unmanned aircraft that can throw a 450-pound bomb on a target located 1600 km away.



How Smart Bombs Work
Smart pumps are an important technology in the arsenal of the United States. The newer models can navigate with their own resources to find and hit ground targets with pinpoint accuracy, even in poor weather conditions.



As electromagnetic bombs (E-Bombs) work
Electromagnetic weapons attack without killing, but destroying the fixtures of which rely on the government and the army. In the near future, these weapons may have an important role in the operations of the United States. Low-tech versions can be used on American soil, terrorist attacks.

How dirty bombs work
A dirty bomb terrorist attack with nowhere near the destruction caused by a nuclear explosion, but certainly entail a very great psychological damage. The effects of this weapon can last for years, even decades.

MOAB works like super-bomb
The bomb explosion in the air with heavy artillery is one of the newest weapons in the arsenal of the United States and one of the most powerful. She is among the largest and most deadly conventional bombs ever built.

Like Sidewinder Missiles Work

Even after fifty years the Sidewinder still looks like something that came from science fiction. This missile combat can actually find your target alone, allowing pilots to fight your fire on the enemy and return to the security area.

How Stinger missiles work
surface to air weapons have a primary role in modern conflicts. Armed with Stinger missile launchers, ground forces can launch planes and helicopters flying low. As a side wind, the Stinger can automatically aim on a moving target.

Like the Patriot missiles work
Designed to detect, aiming at the target and hit an attacker missile, Patriot missile batteries were activated several times in the current war. SCUD destroyers are an effective form of defense against chemical and biological warheads.

As the explosive C-4 works
The C-4 appears regularly in the news because it is a favorite among the military explosives and terrorist organizations. This article explains what makes the C-4 as deadly and explores some of its most common uses.

In soil


How the Strykers operate
Stryker The United States Army is a lesson in flexibility: There are various configurations of the Stryker. Furthermore, it is easier to handle than strong M1. Learn all about the Army's ambitious project.

As the Bradley Fighting Vehicles Work
The United States Army uses the Bradley fighting vehicles to explore the positioning of the enemy and transporting troops to hostile territory. He is well equipped for the task, being able to both the sea and to the land.


How M1 Tanks Work
M1 tanks played a crucial role in the Gulf War in 1991, dominating the land battle. According to the United States Army, these vehicles of heavily armed ground combat competitors do not have.


How Military Robots Work
Soldiers face danger every day, but detect landmines, unexploded bombs off and explore hostile buildings are tasks that threaten life and do not always require a human presence. That's where the robots come into play.

How Military Camouflage Works
Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. So it's not surprising that the military have dedicated time and money to develop an effective camouflage. The enemy can not hit what you can not see.

How the bionic uniform
for the battlefield of the future, the United States Army is developing a uniform that will provide superhuman strength, enhanced communications and greater than any other uniform made ​​today ballistic protection. Learn how the future task force become a soldier in an "F-16 on legs."

As the bulletproof vest works
The bulletproof vest can not do miracles, but it can improve the chances of a soldier on the battlefield. This article explains how the vest modern bullets can stop bullets.

How Shotguns Work
Why a shotgun instead of a rifle? Well, to do its job, a projectile must make contact with the target and hit the target at a critical place. With a broader stream of potentially deadly projectiles, a shotgun is like using a can of spray paint and use a rifle is like using a felt tip pen.


How Machine Guns Work
A gun is one of the weapons that have completely changed the aspect of the war. With this technology suddenly became possible for a soldier to achieve a greater reach in a few seconds. It redefined ground combat.

Work as the flamethrower
The flamethrower is one of the most fascinating weapons of war, and perhaps one of the most important. This article examines, in detail, the inner workings of a conventional flamethrower.

How Grenades Work
grenades fizem part of the American arsenal since World War II and are still a valuable weapon on the battlefield. This article examines the basic principles of the time delay of hand grenades and launchers and grenades proximity.

How Landmines Work
Landmines are one of the most terrible weapons of war because they continue to cause deaths even after the conflict ended. Unfortunately, they are also one of the most used and more efficient weapons.

As the Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) works
In November 2005, pirates attacked a cruise ship off the Somali coast. They had machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. However, the cruise ship had a Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD), which made ​​the pirates to flee, firing a sound beam. Learn what gives the sound the gun and meet other uses of the LRAD.

How Night Vision Works
Night vision is just a fun toy for many individuals, but to survive 24 hours on the battlefield, is an absolutely essential tool. It allows the military to turn night into day.

Such as chemical and biological warfare work
The supposed existence of chemical and biological weapons in Iraq caused the United States troops prepare for their presence. This article explains the basic principles of these types of attacks.

As the gas masks work
for the ground forces, the first defense against chemical attack is the gas mask. In the future, gas masks may also be a defense of the common citizen.


As the helicopters Apache running
Apache is for helicopters, which is for the M1 tanks. He is the deadliest rotor aircraft in the skies. As the M1s, the Apaches make excellent use of advanced communications and electronics to achieve the target.

As the Black Hawk helicopters operate
with exceptional speed and ability to maneuver, this helicopter is used to transport troops and supplies to the battlefield, where the combination of power and fast response time are crucial for survival.

As the F / A-22 Raptor fighters operate
Being the youngest fighter plane air arsenal of the United States Air Force, the F / A-22 Raptor incorporates a fascinating collection of weapons and computer systems. Learn everything about this fighter plane and see where it differs from the F-15.

Like the F-15 work
The fighter jets are fundamental components for most military arsenals and this particular model is a classic. This article explains how fighter pilots hit their target and can do unbelievable escape maneuvers to stay safe.

As the B-2 bombers work
This bomber was tailor-made for a specific mission. Its initial function was to carry nuclear bombs in the world, achieving key targets and escape to safety, dodging enemy sensors. Nowadays, its function is to launch smart bombs toward enemy targets.

As an American spy plane works
Military success is due to the military intelligence service. The chances of winning on the battlefield are larger when knowing what the enemy's movements. Surveillance aircraft, also known as spy planes, have an important role in military intelligence activities of the United States.

How the Predator UAV Works
The Predator unmanned aerial vehicle, exemplifies the military trend toward high-tech equipment and low risk. This spy plane, operated remotely, provides the ultimate in security. Know your components, resources and activities of time the Predator UAV war.


How ejection seats work
when a military ship is in trouble, the pilot may need to eject the seat to save his life. The technology that allows the ejection in the air is really unbelievable. Discover how this system leakage separates the pilot of the plane.

At sea


As the carriers operate
Aircraft carriers are one of the greatest works of the United States arsenal of technology and also the most important. A super aircraft carrier allows the Navy to easily assemble a fully equipped on the other side of the world airport.

How Submarines Work
Submarines are unique vessels and essential part of the arsenal of the United States. This article explains how submarines submerge, emerge and remain in deep water.

As the ship FSF-1 Sea Fighter Works
Nowadays, there are many great battles going on in the open sea war between large ships. More nations are facing similar struggles with guerrillas and equipment need to be developed to meet new requirements. Between the Sea Fighter. Learn about this "invisible", experimental, high-speed ship.