The Modern Weaponry of the World’s Armed Forces

Publisher : Notion Press

ISBN-13 : 1946983799

Page : 554 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 799 voters

The Modern Weaponry of the World’s Armed Forces is a treatise of military weaponry. It depicts about fortypresent-day weapon systems possessed by various nations, describingthreeto fourweapons of each category with images, specifications, origin, development and design briefly. The weapon systems presented are almost all fromthe twenty-firstcentury orthe weapons presently under development. Only a very few officers in the three services know the finer distinctions between, say, cruise missile and ballistic missile, fourthgeneration jet fighter and fifthgeneration jet fighter and howitzer and a field gun. All such nuances are explained clearly. The beginning explains the ‘history of military weapons’ briefly and ends with information on the missile shield erected by most countries including India. The missile shield destroys the hostile incoming aircraft or missile automatically. The missile shield presented is real,existson the ground today and not fictitious. The militaries win thewar with the help of the man who stands erect in the face of the enemy fire and the weapon that is in his hands. All the students of military science must read this invaluable book about the gun in the hands of asoldier, what exactly it is and how much it matters.

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