Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World

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  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.0  (101)

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World is a reality historical series that was first broadcast in 2011. The series follows Wil Willis and Mike Tristano as they explore some of the most iconic weapons of all time. Each episode looks at a different kind of gun that has played an important part of history. This includes everything from pistols, to rocket propelled grenades, to machine guns. The pair looks at the weapons, the technology that was involved with their development, and what role they played in the battlefield. The pair then tests each one of the weapons, and they then offer a review of how they feel about them.

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The SAW
6. The SAW
March 20, 2013
The light machine gun launched mobile warfare by blending massive firepower with the portability of a rifle. We'll see the evolution of this revolutionary weapon from its use in World War I to its modern incarnation – the SAW or Squad Automatic Weapon.
The Abrams Tank
5. The Abrams Tank
March 13, 2013
The M1 Abrams Tank is the world's most potent armored vehicle. Watch it's evolution through such forerunners as the WWII-era M18 Hellcat and the Cold War-era Soviet T-55 tank and see why these Â'beast-boxesÂ' have ruled ground warfare for decades.
Spec OPS Pistol
4. Spec OPS Pistol
March 6, 2013
For today's elite warriors, their last line of defence are the Spec Ops Pistols. Host Wil Willis tests the Navy Seal Sig Sauer P226, then fires the greatest forerunners like Jame Bond's Walther PPK, the Soviet Tokarev and the massive Desert Eagle.
Gatling and the A-10
3. Gatling and the A-10
February 27, 2013
The Aerial Gatling Gun has the highest rate of fire of any military machine gun in the world. Host Wil Willis flys in an F16 to see the six thousand round a minute Vulcan rip apart targets and fires the Minigun from a helicopter at exploding cars.
Combat Shotguns
2. Combat Shotguns
February 20, 2013
Deadly at close quarters the Combat Shotgun is a powerful tool of any army. Host Wil Willis fires history's greatest shotguns, from the Blunderbuss to the modern Benelli M4 and Mossburg 590.
The Ma Deuce
1. The Ma Deuce
February 13, 2013
The second season opens with a closer look at the Browning M2 50-cal. machine gun, or "Ma Deuce," which has been used by the U.S. military since the 1920s.
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Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World is a reality historical series that was first broadcast in 2011. The series follows Wil Willis and Mike Tristano as they explore some of the most iconic weapons of all time. Each episode looks at a different kind of gun that has played an important part of history. This includes everything from pistols, to rocket propelled grenades, to machine guns. The pair looks at the weapons, the technology that was involved with their development, and what role they played in the battlefield. The pair then tests each one of the weapons, and they then offer a review of how they feel about them.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on November 30, 2011.

Where to Watch Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World is available for streaming on the Military Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World on demand at Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    November 30, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (101)