Popular Mechanics: New Technologies Of War

Overview

Per its title, the mammoth, four-hour documentary opus Popular Mechanics: New Technologies of War explores the myriad of ways in which technological developments are modernizing (and on many levels, rendering more deadly) the practice of contemporary global warfare. The five-part series is broken down into sections on 'Air Power,' 'Sea Power,' 'Ground Force,' 'Counter-Terrorism' and 'The Future War.'
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Overview

Per its title, the mammoth, four-hour documentary opus Popular Mechanics: New Technologies of War explores the myriad of ways in which technological developments are modernizing (and on many levels, rendering more deadly) the practice of contemporary global warfare. The five-part series is broken down into sections on 'Air Power,' 'Sea Power,' 'Ground Force,' 'Counter-Terrorism' and 'The Future War.'
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2007
  • UPC: 741952628590
  • Source: Koch Vision
  • Time: 3:45:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Ernest Schultz Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Jamie Bernanke Screenwriter
Stuart A. Goldman Executive Producer, Screenwriter
David Graff Consultant/advisor
Bob Hauser Consultant/advisor
Jim Nichols Screenwriter
Michael Rosenberg Executive Producer
Martin Schwartz Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Brig. Gen. Stanley Ulanoff Consultant/advisor
Frank Vizard Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Popular Mechanics: The New Technology of War, Episodes 1-3
1. Ground Forces: Introduction [5:43]
2. Ground Forces: Future Combat Systems [4:15]
3. Ground Forces: Blue Force Tracking [2:39]
4. Ground Forces: High Performance Computing [3:04]
5. Ground Forces: Stryker [5:05]
6. Ground Forces: Actie Protection Systems [1:15]
7. Ground Forces: Body Armor [3:18]
8. Ground Forces: Nanotechnology [4:47]
9. Ground Forces: Night Vision [2:05]
10. Ground Forces: Flexible Displays [3:01]
11. Ground Forces: Robotics [4:09]
12. Ground Forces: Telemedicine [7:32]
13. Air Power: Introduction [3:35]
14. Air Power: Speed [8:26]
15. Air Power: Stealth [9:26]
16. Air Power: Precision Engagement [7:26]
17. Air Power: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles [7:17]
18. Air Power: Laser Weapons [2:13]
19. Air Power: Nanotechnology [8:46]
20. Sea Power: Introduction [4:57]
21. Sea Power: Force Net [1:55]
22. Sea Power: Littoral Combat [10:32]
23. Sea Power: Strike Combat [13:02]
24. Sea Power: Integrated Command Environment [7:11]
25. Sea Power: Under the Sea [7:17]
Disc #2 -- Popular Mechanics: The New Technology of War, Episodes 4-5
1. Counter-Terror: Introduction [3:25]
2. Counter-Terror: Protecting Borders [8:21]
3. Counter-Terror: Homeland Security [18:39]
4. Counter-Terror: Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Defense [9:59]
5. Counter-Terror: Intelligence Gathering [8:10]
6. Future of War: Introduction [4:40]
7. Future of War: High Performance Computing [4:59]
8. Future of War: Integrated Battle Space [3:13]
9. Future of War: Ground Forces [1:46]
10. Future of War: Air Power [6:08]
11. Future of War: Sea Power [6:35]
12. Future of War: Remote Controlled War [7:04]
13. Future of War: Laser Weapons [2:07]
14. Future of War: Star Wars [10:56]
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Disc #1 -- Popular Mechanics: The New Technology of War, Episodes 1-3
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