Examine how centuries of technological innovation have resulted in the creation of rifles that can kill a man from 2000yards.The history of bullets, guns, sights, mechanisms, camouflage and tactics are all unravelled as Weaponology gets locked and loaded.
We follow the history of armor protection from medieval knights to the latest revolutionary invention: Dragon Skin. We find out how a priest invented the first bullet-proof vest, and how a pizza boy came up with concealable body armor.
One man, one weapon, lots of bullets. Take cover! From the cumbersome but deadly Gatling Gun to the lightweight hand-held assassins of the modern battlefield, we trace the men and the moments that gave birth to the most deadly family of infantry weapons.
Carrying nuclear missiles of unimaginable destructive power, torpedoes capable of wiping out entire fleets, and special forces for clandestine missions, today's subs are the ultimate marine warfare package. We trace the submarine's ancestry.
We chart the history of Vertical Take Off aircraft-the most versatile and terrifying weapons in modern warfare. Exploring the development of engine power, advanced avionic, target and survival systems, we show how helicopters and VTO now rule land and sea.
In eight decades man went from the invention of powered flight to the awesome B2 Stealth bomber. From bombs thrown from the cockpit to laser-guided bunker busters, these birds carry the fight to the enemy, destroying everything in their path.
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