Future Weapons

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Monday 9:00 PM on Discovery Channel Premiered Apr 19, 2006 In Season

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  • Season 3
    • Alaska Special
      Episode 10
      4/24/08
      8.8
      Future weapons set out to test a few weapons on how they operate in arctic conditions; which include the Stryker Mobile Gun System, the M56E1 Smoke Generator and the Arctic Warfare Super Magnum Sniper Rifle.
    • Kill Zone
      Episode 9
      3/26/08
      8.9
      Future weapons get to preview a new revolution in air warfare; they also take a look at the amazing optic sight for assault rifles. Also they take a look at a massive assault rifle that can fire .50 caliber rounds.
    • Israel Special 2
      Episode 8
      3/19/08
      8.0
      Future weapons heads back out east to check out some of the latest weapons be tested and put to use by the Israeli armed forces. Fist they'll take a look at anti-missile shield system called the iron fist; then they'll take a look at a newly developed battle tank called the Merkava IV. Then they'll go test the destructive power of a Delilah cruise missile; then they'll go test out a new air defense system that is very capable of taking out many different kinds of missiles.moreless
    • Hard Target
      Episode 7
      3/14/08
      8.8
      Future weapons set out to test yet another group of advanced new weapons. The first is a new super light armor for rubber raiding craft; then they test out new ammo for the Milkor multiple grenade launcher, which is able to reach out to at least half a mile. Then they test the latest generation of UAV attack plane: and finally they test out an assault rifle round that's capable of reaching out to at least 1200 yards and yet it's still able to be supersonic at that distance.moreless
    • Future Warrior
      Episode 6
      3/12/08
      8.9
      Future weapons tests an amazing state-of-the-art weapon that can be converted from assault rifle to snipper rifle in seconds; the family car that can withstand bombs and bullets and even fight back; the unmanned ground vehicle being developed to fight alongside troops in the field and the latest portable spy in the sky that gives you a bird's eye view of the enemy.moreless
    • Guns
      Episode 5
      12/13/07
      8.8
      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. Featured Weapons: - ATK MK44 BUSHMASTER AUTOMATIC CANNON - DILLON AERO M134D GATLING GUN - MAGPUL MASADA ASSAULT RIFLE - KNIGHT'S ARMAMENT PERSONAL DEFENSE WEAPONmoreless
    • Israel
      Episode 4
      12/13/07
      0.0
      FutureWeapons travels to Middle East to uncover the very latest weapons being designed for the Israel Defense Forces.
    • Israel Special
      Israel Special
      Episode 4
      12/6/07
      8.7
      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. Featured Weapons: - ELBIT SYSTEMS VIPER PORTABLE COMBAT ROBOT - HYDRO-NOA MENNY D4 DOOR BUSTER - HYDRO-NOA SHARON BREACHING KIT - CORNER SHOT 7.62 mm ASSAULT PISTOL RIFLE - IWI MICRO TAVOR ASSAULT RIFLE - RAFAEL SIMON 150 RIFLE-LAUNCHED GRENADE - RAFAEL MATADOR SHOULDER-LAUNCHED MISSILE SYSTEMmoreless
    • Close Protection
      Episode 3
      11/29/07
      9.0
      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. Featured Weapons: - OPTOSECURITY LIQUID THREAT TECHNOLOGY - BAE SYSTEMS 57mm Mk110 NAVAL GUN - LWRC M6 A2 PSD - WAVE REMOTE-CONTROLLED WEAPONS STATIONmoreless
    • 11/22/07
      8.9
      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. Featured Weapons: - ALS 400 Series STUN MUNITIONS - TASER® X-26TM ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICE and XREPTM - BERETTA LTLX7000 KINETIC ENERGY WEAPON - QINETIQ X-NET® VEHICLE ARREST DEVICEmoreless
    • Firepower
      Episode 1
      11/15/07
      8.8
      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. Featured Weapons: - AQUARAM TACTICAL DISRUPTER - LWRC INFANTRY AUTOMATIC RIFLE - SAAB BOFORS RBS 70 SHORT-RANGE MISSILE SYSTEM - KNIGHT'S ARMAMENT M110 SNIPER RIFLEmoreless
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