What is the purpose of inventing new warfare technologies if some countries have enough power to destroy our planet several times?
War did not start yesterday or there an end to it. It is timeless and universal. Then again technology shapes warfare and not war. War is a condition in which a state might find itself in. And warfare is a physical activity conducted by armed forces in the context of war.
However, technology has been the primary sources of military innovation throughout history. Today, we have modern high-tech automation, such as; airplanes, missiles, tanks, drones, satellites, computers, GPS, etc. And some of these technologies can destroy an entire nation within seconds. Yet, scientists have been trying to invent much more powerful warfare technologies that can be used during wars. It can be said that, countries seeking such powerful technology is to hold more power over one another country. They believe that more modern, or postmodern, the warfare becomes, the more the country holds power.
Another reason of inventing such high-tech warfare inventions is the belief of banishing the burden of war by inventing an ultimate weapon that no one would dare to use. Yet, there can always be a much more power and the need of inventing such technologies.
However, inventing such powerful technologies does not start or end of a war. Warfare technologies are just a mean used in wars it holds power.