New Weapons II

August 1977
National Review;8/19/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 32, p931
The article focuses on new advancements in military technology. The new developments in the military technology which include the cruise missile, the neutron bomb, and the MX mobile ICBM, represents only the beginning of the story. Today, major breakthroughs are occurring in three areas, and these are expected to transform the battlefield of the future. The three breakthrough areas are in accuracy, in the weight/power ratio, and in the development of a variety of sensors linked to advanced communications and computer devices. In the field of explosives, the most revolutionary development, after the neutron bomb, is the fuel-air explosive.


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