Most powerful weapons in history
Maxim Machine Gun
. A self powered machine gun that could fire 600 rounds per minute which is equivalent to the firepower of 30 contemporary bolt action rifles. It has mostly been associated with British conquests and was famously used when 700 British soldiers fought off 3,000 warriors with just four Maxim guns in the Battle of Shangani.
Pumhart von Steyr
. With a ball diameter of 80 cm, this super gun was the largest weapon used in 15th century Austria. Heeresgeschichtliches Museum at Vienna houses this monstrous bombard today.
. The worlds largest cannon ever has a caliber of 975 mm. Created by Joseph Paixhans, this monster weapon staked its notoriety during the Siege of Antwerp in 1832.
. This engraved cannon is the largest howitzer ever made. It weighs 38 tonnes and is 5.34 meters long. Built in 1586, this massive weapon is now being displayed at the Kremlin in Moscow Russia.
. The first war vehicle to be called a tank could carry 5 machine guns and 8 soldiers. Mark I had several upgrades numbered II to X but all bore the same resemblance to their
. This mean machine created by Rheinmetall for the Nazi war machine was the largest selfpropelled weapon to be used in actual attacks during World War II.
Schwerer Gustav and Dora
. These two humongous World War II era German 80 cm railway siege guns are the largest caliber rifled weapons in history used in live combat and its shells are the heaviest of any ammunition ever.
. The Ruchnoy Protivotankovyy Granatomyot or handheld antitank grenade launcher or simply the RPG is the most widely used antiarmor weapon in the world. Used by both militaries and insurgent groups, RPGs even the battlefield out against opponents with more heavy artillery.
B41 MK 41
. This gravity bomb is the United States most powerful nuclear warhead ever but has already been retired in 1957. The only 2 bombers that carried it were the B52 Stratofortress and B47 Stratojet.
P 270 Moskit
. With a top speed of Mach 3, this Russian supersonic ramjet powered cruise missile makes it hard for enemies to counter attack. Not only that, because of the active military weapons secrecy, little is known about its background except for some measurements, calculated speed and a few other bits of very basic information.
P 800 Onyx
. Other than the fact that its recorded speeds are between Mach 2.9 up to a whopping Mach 5.7 making it way faster than the previous item on this list, this Russian supersonic antiship cruise missile can also effectively sink a US carrier. Thats powerful.
. A class of long range Iranian missiles that could potentially reach up to 5,000 km, Shahab missile upgrades are shrouded in secrecy but the assumption is that they would be used during a possible invasion by Israel.
The Agni missile
. The Agni missile is a family of medium to intercontinental range ballistic missiles developed by India, named after one of the five elements of nature.The Agni missile is a family of medium to intercontinental range ballistic missiles developed by India, named after one of the five elements of nature.
Fat Man and Little Boy
. We all are familiar with the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings that changed the course of history during the last World War. Named after film characters, these two infamous nuclear bombs gave humanity a shocking memory of what warfare can do to a nation and its future generation.
. The 9 megatons of TNT in B53 staked their claim as the most powerful warhead ever. It is one of the last very high yield thermonuclear bombs in the U.S. service but is no longer used actively.
MOAB GBU 43 B Massive Ordinance
. During the time of its development, the Mother of all Bombs or the officially named GBU43/B Massice Ordinance was considered the most powerful nonnuclear weapon ever designed. Tested on March 11, 2003, its blast can destroy 9 city blocks with a radius of 137.61 m. A larger version of 13 tons was reportedly developed.
FOAB or Aviation Thermobaric Bomb of Increased Power
. Remember those enormous mushroom cloud explosions in history books? Well those were caused by these guys. The Tsar Bomb had a mass of 27 tons and would create a fireball with a radius of 3.5 kilometers.
Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier
. With twin nuclear reactors that dont need refueling for 23 years and bays that are capable of holding up to 130 F/A18 Hornets just the appearance of this carrier in any region is enough to influence global politics.
The Airborne Laser Boeing YAL1
. The Boeing YAL1 Airborne Laser Testbed, (formerly Airborne Laser) weapons system is a megawattclass chemical oxygen iodine laser (COIL) mounted inside a modified Boeing 747400F. It is primarily designed as a missile defense system to destroy tactical ballistic missiles (TBMs) but funding for the program was cut in 2010.
The Predator and Predator B aka The Reaper
. Used by the United States, the Royal Air Force, and the Italian Air Force, these drones are becoming increasingly common for both combat and recon operations.
The Trident II D5 SLBM
. Launched from a submarine, this missile contains eight thermonuclear warheads. Thats bad news for anybody even remotely near the target.
R 36 ICBM
. The difference between the previous entry and this Russian missile are the number of warheads that it can carry and the fact that it is normally launched from dry land. With its massive payload this ICBM wouldnt have much trouble initiating a nuclear holocaust.
. Nuclear bombs and lasers are scary and powerful, no doubt about that. But as they say theres more than one way to skin a cat, and if youre going for slow, mentally devastating destruction sometimes launching the diseased riddled bodies of prisoners that youve executed back over the city walls is the most sadistic way to go about decimating a
. As we just said, being able to destroy an entire city in less than a second with the push of a button is one way to measure destructive power, but being able to selectively and slowly decimate a population with disease and infection is so unconventionally brutal that it has to top the list.
. As you probably know, a flamethrower is an incendiary device that projects a long stream of fire. They were first used during World War I and then in other wars, often considered one of the most horrific ways to die.
Lightweight Machine Gun
. There are different kinds of machine guns, so well focus on the smaller ones such as the above
Lockheed AC130 Spectre Gunship
. The sole user of this powerful weapon is the United States Air Force, specifically used in air support roles: supporting troops, transporting, escorting convoys, etc. The Spectre has helped in many wars and
DSR50 Sniper Rifle
. The DSR50 is one of many kinds of sniper rifles. It fires the very powerful .50 caliber round with freefloating barrel technology and great accuracy. Its lightweight and short in length with an adjustable butt sock and cheek piece. They do not recoil or jump when fired, one of the many reasons why one of these can cost up to $25,000.
. Napalm is explosive material made with Petroleum jelly. The bomb can produce a temperature of around 1200 degrees Celsius.
. The AK47 assault rifle came about during World War II where the Nazi army was the first to field them in great quantity. It was desirable because it was cheap to make, requires little to no training, and could be used in terrible weather conditions. Currently, it has become the worlds most effective combat weapon and killing machine in history according to many people and experts.
Assault Rifle F2000
. The F2000 assault rifle is ranked one of the most dangerous guns in the world. Its fully automatic and was first displayed in 2001 at Abu Dhabi. You better watch out because it can make 850 rounds a minute and has an effective range of 500m. Oh, and did I mention that it has a lightweight 40mm grenade launcher that uses low velocity grenades. Pretty cool, right?
. It only costs around $336 million and hasnt even made its debut on the field yet. Its designed to go at record speeds and fly undetected by radar. Take a look at this footage to see it in action:
Advanced Heavy Machine Gun
. This is the kind of machine gun (XM307 ACSW) that gets a lot of damage done. It has the ability to be mounted on a vehicle and has two usable guns. It can obliterate helicopters, vehicles, water crafts and people (of course). The machine gun is also able to fire at a constant rate of 260 rounds in a minute. In other words
F22 Raptor Fighter Jet
. The Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor is a twinengine, fifthgeneration supersonic fighter aircraft. Capabilities: ground attack, electronic warfare, transporting, and more. The F22 has previously had issues, such as oxygen problems for the pilots and high production costs. However, its currently the Air Forces top fighter jet. It will soon have revolutionary software capable of using longrange radar mapping to find targets and direct small bombs to enemies.
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