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Vintage weaponry is tested and evaluated to determine if modern technology could improve it.
Season 1, Episode 10
Hosts Mike Loades and Chad Houseknecht test the Roman Scorpion, a giant freestanding crossbow that fired flaming arrows.
Season 1, Episode 9
Greek Fire, a type of flamethrower employed in the Byzantine military's naval battles, is tested and evaluated by Mike Loades and Chad Houseknecht.
Season 1, Episode 8
Mike visits a tribe in Peru for a look at blowpipes, while Chad upgrades the weapon with the help of compressed nitrogen.
Season 1, Episode 7
Mike and Chad examine the atlatl, an ancient spear-throwing device that uses leverage to greatly increase the range and velocity of the projectile.
Season 1, Episode 6
The chariot bow of the ancient Egyptians is studied.
Season 1, Episode 5
Mike goes to India and observes warriors throwing chakrams, which are ring-shaped weapons with razor-sharp edges.
Season 1, Episode 4
The repeating crossbow and its application in China's Boxer Rebellion are examined.
Season 1, Episode 3
Hale rockets, 19th-century ordnance that made use of gyroscopic force.
Season 1, Episode 2
Examining the katana with a Japanese sword smith.
Season 1, Episode 1
A dueling pistol is upgraded with the help of an electronic ignition.
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