Sunday, February 13, 2011
101 - No Place to Hide
Future Weapons showcases advanced weapons that leave the enemy defenseless and with no place to hide, such as the most advanced jet fighter known to man and a sophisticated gun that is able to shoot around corners.
102 - Stealth
Future Weapons showcases advanced weapons that use stealth technology to their advantage, such as the Predator unmanned aerial drone and a newly developed sniper rifle that is effective at ranges up to two miles.
103 - Maximum Impact
Future Weapons shows some of the most powerful conventional weapons that are in today's military arsenal, including an automatic gatling gun, a thermobaric bomb with power that rivals nuclear weapons and a rocket launcher that is able to fire multiple rockets at a target.
104 - Future Shock
What weapon is the soldier of the future going to use? The EMP bomb? Who can destroy any electronic component. The LRAD? Who can take down its target with a low frequency noise or a laser who mounted on a plane, can incinerate other planes? Your question are going to be answered in this episode of Future Weapons.
105 - Smart Weapons
Artillery has always been one of the most important piece of weaponry you can have on a battlefield but accuracy is often a big trouble. The US Army is testing a new projectile who can correct it's direction and adjust itself. Its name is Excalibur. It can hit its target from 25 miles away, to within 10 yards.
Mack is going head to head with Thor. A missile system that allow helicopters to strike ground targets within seconds. To show us the helicopter superiority on a battlefield, we will see what the Apache Longbow can do during the night against any enemy.
106 - The Power of Fear
The MOAB (Short for Massive Ordnance Air Blast), is the biggest conventional bomb ever made. It can penetrate bunker and underground concrete command and control centers. With its explosive charge, it's capable of taking out two whole city blocks. Do you really want to see this bomb coming toward you? After seeing this episode, your response will be -- No.
201 - Search & Destroy
Discover weapons that will always find their target, including the AS50 semi-automatic sniper rifle, the Vulcan and Aardvark mine destroyers, the SMAW-NE shoulder-launched thermobaric munition and the Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle.
202 - The Protectors
Discover weapons that defeat the opposition, including the BOOT BANGER car bomb neutralizer, the amazing Dragon Skin body armor, the THAAD high-altitude aerial defense missile, and the M32 40mm multiple grenade launcher.
203 - No Escape
Discover weapons that are incredibly accurate and lethal, including the Gate Crasher wall-breaching device, the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter, the MP7 A1 personal defense weapon and the ATACMS tactical missile system.
204 - Mission Invisible
Discover weapons that strike with the unseen power of stealth, including the Krakatoa modular explosive projectile system, the USS Texas attack submarine, the B-2 Spirit multi-role bomber, and the .416 Barrett sniper round.
205 - Front Line
Discover weapons that are tough enough to dominate the front line, including the XM307 25mm lightweight airbursting autocannon, Land Warrior hi-tech equipment for tomorrow's infantry, the Stryker family of fighting vehicles, and the CV22 Osprey.
206 - First Strike
Discover weapons that take the fight to the enemy, including the Marine Corps' Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, the "rockets in a box" NLOS-LS missile system, the Bangalore Blade "breakout" weapon, and HK 416 modular assault rifle.
207 - Predators
Discover weapons that ruthlessly seek out targets, including the RQ-4B Global Hawk spy plane, the latest precision-guided aerial munitions (GBU-39 SDB and Laser JDAM), the Dragon Fire II mortar, and the powerful MK46/MK48 machine guns from FN Herstal.
208 - Top Guns
Discover weapons that are the masters of the battlefield including the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighter, Barrettâ€™s M468 assault rifle, the M777 lightweight howitzer, and the aircraft carrier that is almost untouchable â€“ the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.
209 - Smart Destroyers
Discover weapons that are super-intelligent including the Protector Unmanned Surface Vehicle, the Intelligent Munitions System, a mine warhead technology that thinks for itself, the amazingly accurate Archer howitzer, and the Squad Mission Support System robotic vehicle.
210 - Close Quarter Combat
Discover weapons that are designed to dominate close combat actions including the powerful KRISS submachine gun, the new AT4-CS portable anti-tank weapon, the super-armored GRIZZLY urban warfare vehicle, and the Auto Assault-12 full-auto shotgun.
211 - Immediate Action
Discover weapons that are always ready for action including the CROWS remote-control gun system, the Dragon "fire-breathing" mine destroyer, the Boomerang sniper detection system, and the latest high- tech robotics that can create a real life 007.
212 - Future Combat
Discover weapons that are being designed to fight the wars of the future including the Active Denial System, a non-lethal way of protecting troops, the Crusher unmanned ground combat vehicle, and the US Army's Future Combat Systems that integrates soldiers and technology like never before.
213 - Massive Attack
Discover weapons that are so powerful and lethal that they flatten the opposition, including the meanest ground attack aircraft ever built - the AC130 Spooky. Next up is a look at the most powerful artillery system of tomorrow - the Electromagnetic Rail Gun. To wrap things up Mack goes on board the USS San Antonio, the first in a new class of assault ships, and then he tests out the sniper computer that makes the Cheytac 200 rifle a huge hit on the battlefield.
301 - Season 3 Premiere
In this action-packed opener, Mack gives us an exclusive look inside the secret device that uses water power to tear apart terrorist bombs. Next he travels to New Mexico to try out a new squad weapon that might just be your best friend in an ambush. In Sweden, Mack pays a visit to a military test range to get an up-close look at the latest surface-to-air missile. And finally Mack goes back to his roots in Florida to size up the US Army's newest sniper rifle.
302 - Non-Lethal Special
FutureWeapons reveals the incredible science and technology behind the amazing weapons that can defeat the enemy without using lethal force. First, Mack takes on a terrorist hideout using the very latest stun munitions. Next, he sees how TASER® 's newest devices have been configured for use by the military and then explores the prototype technology of Beretta's super-smart baton round. Plus, Mack gets to see the newly developed, vehicle-stopping device that uses a high-tech net to stop suicide bombers.
303 - Close Protection
First up is the top-secret scanning device that will stop terrorist attempts to smuggle liquid bombs and guns on to passenger jets. Next, Mack takes command of the newest rapid-fire naval gun as he tries to take out waterborne suicide bombers. Back on land, he wields the very latest security detail carbine when he goes head to head with the Roswell SWAT Team during an exercise to protect a VIP from assassins. Then he gets to test the newest remote-controlled weapons station for armored personnel carriers.
304 - Israel Special
FutureWeapons travels to the Middle East to uncover the cutting-edge weapons under design for the Israeli Defense Forces. Mack demonstrates an amazing weapon that will blow open the door of a terrorist hideout and if you want to take out the whole building, Mack has another trick in his arsenal. Next, he goes on an action-packed mission with a crack Israeli team carrying an array of the very latest weapons and surveillance technology to rescue hostages.
305 - GUNS
FutureWeapons goes big on guns starting with the rapid-fire cannon that’s fast becoming a huge hit with the U.S. armed forces. Next up, Mack takes a helicopter ride where he unleashes a firestorm with the lightweight Dillon Aero Gatling gun. On an Arizona firing range, he tests a new multi-caliber combat weapon that's lighter and tougher than any other weapon in its class. In the finale, Mack checks out a new breed of personal defense weapons that have the stopping power -- and amazingly, the accuracy -- of much bigger weapons.