The Weapon Hunter

The Weapon Hunter

  • TV-14
  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.2  (92)

Military history buff Paul Shull tracks down the greatest weapons of the past 150 years.

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Iwo Jima Franken-gun
6. Iwo Jima Franken-gun
March 19, 2017
Discover the history of the Stinger, a WWII hybrid of various weapons, and witness its rebuild.
D-day Detonator
5. D-day Detonator
March 12, 2017
Host Paul Shull analyzes and reconstructs the four key elements of D-Day that made it one of history's most significant battles.
World's Fastest Weapon
4. World's Fastest Weapon
March 5, 2017
Host Paul Shull helps in the remake of the fastest machine gun ever to see action, the electric minigun.
Pearl Harbor Payback
3. Pearl Harbor Payback
February 26, 2017
A 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft cannon, which helped change World War II, is reconstructed.
Big Bad B-25
2. Big Bad B-25
February 19, 2017
A famous World War II aircraft is reconstructed. Also: a rare flight school that teaches how to release a bomb.
Vietnam Road Warrior
1. Vietnam Road Warrior
February 12, 2017
A gun truck, an obscure automobile used during the Vietnam War, is reconstructed.

Military history buff Paul Shull tracks down the greatest weapons of the past 150 years.The Weapon Hunter is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on October 5, 2015.

Where to Watch The Weapon Hunter

The Weapon Hunter is available for streaming on the Smithsonian Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Weapon Hunter on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    October 5, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (92)