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Every day, around the world, thousands of men and woman dive to work. They repair and maintain offshore oilrigs, search for victims of tragedy and crime, even plunge into tanks of raw sewage, performing dangerous, but essential, jobs.
Our coastlines and harbors are littered with tens of millions of unexploded shells, mines and even atomic bombs. Finding them is tough, risky work, but for a boatload of American fisherman, searching for a 40-year-old hydrogen bomb is an obsession.
As the age of giant battleships steams to a close, modern combat at sea has become a contest of in-shore stealth, wave-skimming hovercraft, scuba-wearing commandos, and an arsenal of deadly accurate missiles, torpedoes, and mines.
Naval tactics have changed since the days of great battleships. Broadside firefights have been replaced by concealed precision strikes. Since the invention of radar, hiding a ship in open water is difficult, but for many coutries, not impossible.
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- Premiered: January 1, 2005
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Examining unique and interesting nautical vessels and machinery.