Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World

2011, TV Show

Full Episodes(12)

Latest Episode: The Saw

Mar 20, 2013 Season 2 Episode 6 watch on (Paid)

The light machine gun launched mobile warfare by blending massive firepower with the portability of a rifle. We'll see the evolution of this revolutionary weapon from its use in World War I to its modern incarnation ? the SAW or Squad Automatic Weapon.

The Abrams Tank

Mar 13, 2013 Season 2 Episode 5

The M1 Abrams Tank is the world's most potent armored vehicle. We'll track its development through such forerunners as the WWII-era M18 Hellcat and the Cold War-era Soviet T-55 tank and see why these ?beast-boxes? have ruled ground warfare for decades.
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Spec Ops Pistols

Mar 06, 2013 Season 2 Episode 4

For today's elite warriors, their last line of defence are the Spec Ops Pistols. Host Wil Willis tests the Navy Seal Sig Sauer P226, then fires the greatest forerunners like Jame Bond's Walther PPK, the Soviet Tokarev and the massive Desert Eagle.
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Gatling and the A-10

Feb 27, 2013 Season 2 Episode 3

The Aerial Gatling Gun has the highest rate of fire of any military machine gun in the world. Host Wil Willis flys in an F16 to see the six thousand round a minute Vulcan rip apart targets and fires the Minigun from a helicopter at exploding cars.
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Combat Shotguns

Feb 20, 2013 Season 2 Episode 2

Deadly at close quarters the Combat Shotgun is a powerful tool of any army. Host Wil Willis fires history's greatest shotguns, from the Blunderbuss to the modern Benelli M4 and Mossburg 590.
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The Ma Deuce

Feb 13, 2013 Season 2 Episode 1

Could the mighty M2 be the greatest machine gun in history? Nicknamed the ?Ma Deuce?, this fifty caliber American machine gun has been rocking the battlefield for over eighty years. Host Wil Willis puts this legendary weapon to the ultimate test.
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Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World Clips & Interviews collapse view

STG-44 Rifle Takes Out Many Targets
Carl Gustaf Sub-Caliber Munitions
Abrams Dissected
Behind the Scenes
Thompson Sub Machine Gun Fire
M2A1 for sniping?
Heavy Machine Guns
The M2A1 preview!
Firing the Beast
M16 Night Fire Test
Thompson vs. BAR
God of War & Atomic Annie
Wheel Lock Pistol
OSS Liberator
Swedish AT-4

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