Why does it seem that during big wars technology advances at a really fast rate. I mean during WWI they barely had what you could call a battleship and boom, 20 years later you have these huge aircraft carriers?


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Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

The biggest thing to change the way naval battles were fought was the airplane! It made battleships obsolete as soon as they began to to build carriers. Airpower was the new way to project power !

Hōshō: The first purpose-built aircraft carrier commissioned[edit] The first purpose-designed aircraft carrier to be laid down was HMS Hermes(1924) in 1918. Japan began work on Hōshō the following year. In December 1922, Hōshō became the first to be commissioned, while Hermes was commissioned in February 1924.

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Rooster Cogburn commented
Every war brings new inventions and innovations. Each time they get deadlier !
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Rooster Cogburn commented
Everyone wants better equipment than the other guy!
Christian Leckey
Christian Leckey commented
So is it kinda like a cold war? A cold war is when countries don't necessarily fight with weapons but fight to have better technology correct?

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