Future Weapons (2008): S03E07 – Hard Target


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).


FutureWeapons tests inflatable armour, the revolutionary shoulder fired grenades that double the range of the weapons, the latest generation of the A10 Thunderbolt ground attack plane and the assault rifle round that stays supersonic out to 1200 yards.

Armourflate Rubber Armor System (US), MEI Mercury 40 mm grenade (US), A-10C Thunderbolt II Ground Attack Aircraft (US), Alexander Arms 6.5 mm Grendel Assault Rifle (US).

Future Weapons Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 12 March 2008.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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