Rent Modern Marvels: Battle Gear on DVD

Modern Marvels: Battle Gear

2001 Rated NR 50m

This installment of the History Channel's "Modern Marvels" series delves into the development of weapons and equipment -- from the gladius of Ancient Rome to today's M16 assault rifles, infrared scopes and biological-weapons protection -- to explore the evolution of body armor. From battle armor to bubble gum, you might be surprised by what soldiers have carried into battle -- and what they'll be sporting in future wars.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.