Beastly Firepower (Library Binding)

Military Weapons and Tactics Inspired by Animals

By Lisa M. Bolt Simons

Capstone Press, 9781543590227, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2020

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Paperback (1/1/2020)

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In the wild, animals use teeth, claws, and other natural weapons to attack their prey. On the battlefield, soldiers need weapons to fight the enemy. Military forces have often looked to nature for inspiration to develop effective weapons and combat tactics. From the first feathered arrows to tomorrow's high-tech weaponry, take a look at how military technology often imitates the natural weapons of animals to help soldiers succeed in combat. Then be sure to catch the other amazing titles in the Beasts and the Battlefield series.