Machinery of War

Machinery of War

6 Episodes

From the beginning of the twentieth century to today, warfare has radically transformed. Through mechanisation and industrialisation, the methods used to settle conflicts have made the art of war more hi-tech, more expensive, and more devastating.

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Machinery of War
  • Machinery of War: Battlefields Behemoths - Episode 1

    Episode 1

    In the modern age, science and industry have repeatedly pushed the limits of men, technology, and imagination in the pursuit of that power. Not by creating bigger armies; but bigger weapons.

  • Machinery of War: Stealth Systems - Episode 2

    Episode 2

    On the modern battlefield deception means stealth. In the 21st century being unseen to the enemy has become a dominant focus of military technology.

  • Machinery of War: Defensive Designs - Episode 3

    Episode 3

    With the ever-increasing destructive output of weapons, appropriate countermeasures had to be developed over time. Battlefields and their requirements have changed. Pre-empting and nullifying opposing weaponry is more important than ever before

  • Machinery of War: Mass Movement - Episode 4

    Episode 4

    True battlefield potency is achieved when you are able to take your firepower, your army, and manoeuvre it through a warzone to gain a positional advantage.

  • Machinery of War: Accelerating Warfare - Episode 5

    Episode 5

    Throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, the speed with which technology has altered the machinery of war is electrifying. The capacity to shoot, move men, and strike with speed and flexibility is synonymous with modern warfare.

  • Machinery of War: Mass Destruction - Episode 6

    Episode 6

    Man has long applied the latest science to the creation of weapons, but the industrial age has seen unprecedented leaps in man’s capacity to manufacture ever more powerful machines; machines capable of inflicting huge death and destruction.