The 5 Most Lethal Navies, Armies and Air Forces on the Planet

The world, thanks to the march and diffusion of technology, is getting smaller.

Travel by airplane at high rates of speed, modern maritime transport and faster and faster transit on the ground thanks to high-speed rail and highways that cover almost every part of the globe mean people can get to points a,b and c faster than ever before.

Modern telecommunications mean we can communicate with any willing participant in almost any part of the globe, in real time, anytime.

US Army's Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Is Getting a New Warhead

The Army plans to fire an upgraded, all-weather, precision-guided, ground-fired rocket which will pinpoint enemy targets at distances up to 70 or more kilometers – while removing the prospect of leaving dangerous unexploded ordnance behind, service and industry officials said.

The weapon, called Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System, is being modified to adhere to the parameters of a 2008 international agreement banning the production and use of so-called “cluster munitions” which disperse a number of small explosive “bomblets” over a target area.