1. The "most powerful" naval weapon
The United States works on similar weapons and Russia and Iran they have also shown interest, but the Chinese media say that the country has taken the lead.
Long time not seen, the railgun test ship is spotted undergoing these trials. pic.twitter.com/WdxXkyYWrF
– dafeng cao (@dafengcao) December 29, 2018
2. Hypersonic devices
3. Your own version of the "mother of all bombs"?
China's arms industry giant NORINCO for the first time showcased a new type of massive aerial bomb, which is the Chinese version of the "Mother of All Bombs" due to its huge potential destruction that is claimed to be only second to nuclear weapons. https://t.co/Xwa470K0R5 pic.twitter.com/bWDvmfvcyk
– Global Times (@globaltimesnews) January 3, 2019
Despite the comparison, Wei said that the Chinese pump is smaller than the American and "less heavy", which it considered an advantage to be transported.
The American bomb, the GBU-43 / B Massive Ordnance Air Blasts, is a weapon with GPS system that weighs about 9,800 kilos, according to an article in the specialized publication Eglin Air Force Base.
How powerful is the GBU-43 / B MOAB, the "mother of all bombs" that the US launched against Islamic State in Afghanistan
Each of these pumps costs around US $ 16 million, says the specialized defense portal Deagel, and the United States has twenty.
In this "battle" for the most powerful bomb, Russia is not left out either: Moscow claims to have the "father of all bombs", an artifact that, according to the Kremlin, is 4 times more powerful than the one used by the US. in Afghanistan.
How is "the father of all bombs", the weapon that according to Russia is 4 times more powerful than the one launched by the USA? in Afghanistan
As in the Chinese case, however, with Russia, analysts also doubt their capacity due to the limited information available.