The U.S. armed forces may be reasonably considered the most powerful army on the planet for only one reason: the best weapon.
This country has invested huge amounts of money into developing weapons systems and, in which case, all investments will pay off handsomely. Stealth bombers will provide a lot of pressure on strategic enemy targets, ground equipment the United States is able to provide dominance on almost any foothold — but what weapons all of this will be done in areas of possible conflict?
The main battle tank of the United States of America, which is produced since 1980. Excellent performance characteristics, serious power and relatively low price make this car one of the best in the field of modern warfare, reports Rus.Media.
This attack helicopter is included in the list of the most powerful helicopters in the world. “Viper”, equipped with upgraded engines and enhanced avionics, commissioned only in 2011, and now is in service only with the marine corps of the United States.
AV-8B Harrier II
Classic bomber of the marine corps has undergone significant modification in 1993. Reliable and versatile aircraft with vertical take-off function and is able to significantly influence the outcome of any battle.
Actually, legkopodwijnaya car produces for the U.S. Marines in Canada. In fact, the LAV-25 is a deeply upgraded chassis of the Swiss MOWAG Piranha I. groundwork of the machine Body protects the crew from bullets and shrapnel of grenades and rifled gun with a caliber of 25 mm allows the truck to be a serious fire support to infantry.
Since the mid-1980s “Apache” remains the primary attack helicopter of the US Army. Now it is also the most common military helicopter in the world, due to the high combat power, maneuverability and relatively low cost of the machine.
Self-propelled artillery, capable of single-handedly turning the tide of battle. The paladin is armed with a howitzer M126 155 mm caliber gun and coaxial machine gun М2НВ 12.7 millimeters.
Heavy antitank system for twenty years, remains one of the most common anti-tank systems in the world. The missile is launched from a portable launcher, and can be run from the installation, located on different cars. It “Тоw” actively using now, the rebels in the fighting in Syria.
M-2 .50-Caliber Machine Gun
Hard to believe, but this heavy machine gun was adopted into service in 1933. The successful design and increased weight of the bullet allows the operator to achieve higher accuracy. For example, a sniper-marine Carlos Hiscock used his machine gun to sniper fire: he managed to hit targets at a distance of 2250 metres.
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
What can be more dangerous than a strategic bomber? Legendary B-2 Spirit designed to break the tight defense and knows how to “deliver a package” for a distance of 13 thousand kilometers. However, there is one machine a billion dollars, which is much more expensive than almost all similar solutions.
F-15E Strike Eagle
American double fighter-bomber proved itself in military operations in the middle East and the Balkans. F-15E is able to quickly strike at strategically important facilities and, more importantly, perfectly able to protect themselves from possible attacks of enemy fighters.