Future Weapons (2007): S02E09 – Smart Destroyers


Future Weapons (also stylised as FutureWeapons and Futureweapons) is a documentary series that premiered on 19 April 2006 on the Discovery Channel.

Host Richard “Mack” Machowicz, a former US Navy SEAL, reviews and demonstrates the latest modern weaponry and military technology. The programme has been broadcast on the Discovery Channel and Military Channel (now American Heroes Channel).


The unmanned Protector patrol boat is design the defend coastal targets against terrorists. Mack goes off road in a Squad Mission Support System Vehicle before putting his feet up and using the remote control. IMS in an intelligent alternative to in-discriminant land mines. Archer is a fully automated howitzer capable of multiple round simultaneous impact.

Protector Unmanned Surface Vehicle (Israel), Intelligent Munitions (US), ARCHER Artillery System (Sweden), Squad Mission Support System robot vehicle (US).

Future Weapons Series

You can find a full index and overview of Future Weapons here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 12 March 2007.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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