What Made the Viking Longship So Terrifyingly Effective

The Vikings had dreams of exploration and conquest, and the longship was ideal for that purpose.…

Putting a Disposable Vietnam-Era Rocket Launcher to the Test

A Vietnam veteran introduces Weapon Hunter host Paul Shull to the M72 LAW shoulder-fired rocket launcher–a…

A Bombing Exposes the Navy’s Need for a New Type of Boat

The 2000 terrorist attack on the USS Cole convinced the Navy that it needed smaller high-speed…

A Surprisingly Tense Battle Between a U.S. Sub and a Fishing Boat

A fishing trawler may seem like an easy target for a powerful U.S. submarine – but…

Footage of a Tense Aerial Battle During the Falklands War

It’s 10 weeks into the Falklands War, and two British Harriers find themselves protecting damaged ships.…