After the end of the Cold War, there was decade or so of military spending cuts, but since the new millennium, budgets have grown and new weapons technology is reaching the front line. Modern Weapons allows the reader to compare the key weapons of modern armies side by side. The book includes air, sea and land weapons, both vehicles and small arms, in a spread by spread format for ease of use. Each spread features a key category of weapon such as fighters or main battle tanks, with an easy to follow diagram or chart allowing the reader to compare speeds, armour penetration, diving depth and so forth at a glance. Packed with specially-created charts, graphs, and artworks and accompanied by an accessible explanation of the key characteristics of each weapon type, Modern Weapons is a fantastic book for any general reader or military enthusiast.