History of Weapons

Wednesdays at 8:30pm AEST from September 12 until November 14

Weapons are instruments of war, uniquely designed to both protect and harm mankind. But they also trigger innovation and accelerate human progress. “History of Weapons” showcases the evolution of weapon technology throughout the history of the world, in a way which has never been seen before. Some of the most renowned international experts in the world will explore the secrets of these weapons in a complete hands-on approach.

These experiments will illustrate how weapons have changed the tides of history and how they have shaped human destiny. Elaborate animations grant the viewer an intimate look at the moments when these weapons changed history. Each episode introduces three decisive weapons within one theme, i.e. “The Force of Destruction”, “Everyone’s Weapons”, and “War against Civilians”, tracking the timeline up until present day. “History of Weapons” highlights the scientific and historical significance of weapons, and how they have shaped modern society

Season 1
Episode
Date & time
 
4: Weapons For All
* NEW EPISODE *
4: Weapons For All
Wed 3 October·8:30pm
Rec
 
 
Thu 4 October·4:45am
3: Close Combat
* NEW EPISODE *
3: Close Combat
Wed 26 September·8:30pm
Rec
 
 
Thu 27 September·4:45am
 
 
Thu 27 September·12:30pm
 
 
Sun 30 September·10:30pm
 
 
Mon 1 October·6:30am
 
 
Mon 1 October·12:30pm
2: Attack From Above
 
2: Attack From Above
Thu 20 September·12:30pm
 
 
Sun 23 September·10:30pm
 
 
Mon 24 September·6:30am
 
 
Mon 24 September·12:30pm