The BEST Episodes of Future Weapons

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 9, 2019

Network: Discovery

An entertaining and upbeat, mostly factual and undeniably cool show to watch about the future of weaponry. The host is a former US Navy SEAL and he uses easy to understand language. This isn't a show dealing strictly with the US military, but instead it crosses international boundaries while offering a look at truly astonishing weaponry.

Smart Destroyers

#1 - Smart Destroyers

Season 2 - Episode 9

In this episode of Future Weapons Richard shows us The Protector - an unmanned attack boat, the Intelligent Munitions System - the mine that thinks for itself, the super accurate Archer howitzer, and the Squad Mission Support System robotic vehicle.

star 9.00
2 votes
Close Quarter Combat

#2 - Close Quarter Combat

Season 2 - Episode 10

In this episode of Future Weapons Richard shows us the Kriss - a powerful submachine gun, the anti-tank AT4-CS, the super armored Grizzly, and the Auto Assault shotgun.

star 8.50
4 votes
The Protectors

#3 - The Protectors

Season 2 - Episode 2

In this episode of "Future Weapons", we 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.

star 8.36
8 votes
Massive Attack

#4 - Massive Attack

Season 2 - Episode 13

In this episode of Future Weapons Richard shows us the USS San Antonio, the AC130 Spooky gunship, an Electromagnetic Rail Gun, and the sniper computer that makes you super accurate and even more lethal.

star 8.33
3 votes
Mission Invisible

#5 - Mission Invisible

Season 2 - Episode 4

In this episode, Mack shows us 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.

star 8.00
4 votes
Hard Target

#6 - Hard Target

Season 3 - Episode 7

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.

star 8.00
4 votes
Israel Special 2

#7 - Israel Special 2

Season 3 - Episode 8

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. First 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.

star 8.00
2 votes
Alaska Special

#8 - Alaska Special

Season 3 - Episode 10

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.

star 8.00
4 votes
No Escape

#9 - No Escape

Season 2 - Episode 3

In this episode of "Future Weapons", 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.

star 8.00
4 votes
Search & Destroy

#10 - Search & Destroy

Season 2 - Episode 1

In this episode of "Future Weapons", we discover 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.

star 7.89
9 votes
Future Shock

#11 - Future Shock

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.80
5 votes
Smart Weapons

#12 - Smart Weapons

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

star 7.80
5 votes

#13 - Firepower

Season 3 - Episode 1

The third-season opener includes a device that disarms terrorist bombs, a squad weapon for ambush protection, a surface-to-air missile and the Army's latest sniper rifle.

star 7.80
10 votes
Non-Lethal Special

#14 - Non-Lethal Special

Season 3 - Episode 2

Examining the Taser and its applications for military use. Also: a vehicle-stopping device that uses a high-tech net to trap suicide bombers.

star 7.80
5 votes
The Power of Fear

#15 - The Power of Fear

Season 1 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.75
8 votes
Front Line

#16 - Front Line

Season 2 - Episode 5

In this episode of Future Weapons, Richard test some of the best front line weapons. The CV22 Osprey, XM307, Land Warrior, Striker.

star 7.75
4 votes
No Place to Hide

#17 - No Place to Hide

Season 1 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.73
22 votes
Top Guns

#18 - Top Guns

Season 2 - Episode 8

Discover some of the most powerful weapons in the word, the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighter, Barrett’s M468 assault rifle, the M777 lightweight howitzer, and the aircraft carrier that is almost untouchable – the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

star 7.67
3 votes
Maximum Impact

#19 - Maximum Impact

Season 1 - Episode 3

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.

star 7.54
13 votes

#20 - Predators

Season 2 - Episode 7

In this episode, you'll see the real predators of our battlefields. The Q-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.

star 7.50
2 votes
Israel Special

#21 - Israel Special

Season 3 - Episode 4

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 SYSTEM

star 7.50
2 votes
Kill Zone

#22 - Kill Zone

Season 3 - Episode 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.

star 7.33
6 votes

#23 - Stealth

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

star 7.22
9 votes
First Strike

#24 - First Strike

Season 2 - Episode 6

During this episode, Richard test 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.

star 7.00
2 votes
Immediate Action

#25 - Immediate Action

Season 2 - Episode 11

In this episode of Future Weapons Richard shows us the Crow gun system, a clever and fast way of destroying anti-personnel mines with a Dragon, the Boomerang sniper detection system, and how to become a real life 007 using high- tech robotics.

star 7.00
2 votes