The U.S. military does lots of testing on their high-dollar
toys weapons. These are some of the more interesting ones.
Crashing an F4 at 500 mph into a concrete shield to test the safety of nuclear bunkers. This doesn’t end like I’d expect.
A Lockheed C-130 Hercules demonstrates the ‘angel wing’ flare pattern, used to evade heat-seeking missiles. This is the full video of the animated gif above.
The Bunker Buster is designed to penetrate thick concrete in order to explode all over whatever is being hidden under the concrete. Slo-mo is awesome. Watch how it doesn’t explode when it hits the concrete. It only detonates when it gets through. Imagine the (brief) look of shock on whatever is hiding below.
Semi-epic fail: an armored vehicle has a bit of an issue in the 60mph braking test. Start at 26s.