History Channel "Lock N' Load" Episodes Feature nac MEMRECAM GX-1
July 31, 2009
Incredible new summer 2009 Lock N Load episodes with R. Lee Ermey on the History Channel beginning July 26 feature a variety of applications including:
Gunny checks out the rapid fire, lead spitting destruction of the machine gun. From an authentic hand cranking 1890's Gatling Gun to one of the fastest machine guns on the planet today--the Mini Gun--Gunny rat a tat tats his way through machine gun history while high-speed photography captures the exploding targets in incredible slow motion
Gunny takes a journey through the history of cannons and field artillery and shoots off everything from Revolutionary War-era cannonballs to the futuristic shells of NLOS-C -- a fully automated piece of artillery that's so new the Army's still testing it. Other featured artillery includes Civil War cannons and the Pack 75 Howitzer, a World War II cannon used in the Battle of the Bulge.
Gunny takes a ride through history in the rolling thunder that is the tank. From the world's only fully operational WWI tank to the state of the art M1A1 Abrams--Gunny drives them and shoots them as special high-speed photography captures the exploding targets in incredible slow motion.
Gunny pulls the trigger on pistols--and takes aim at handgun history with vintage flintlock dueling pistols to modern day, rapid firing machine pistols. Amazing high-speed photography captures multiple ballistics tests designed to observe the course of a bullet's flight and its impact.
For a list of upcoming "Lock N’ Load" episodes visit the History Channel: