Highly trained specialists investigate, defuse and detonate dangerous devices; Oil Well Cappers subdue a well engulfed in flames
Floods can be devastating.
A look aboard the life of an aircraft carrier with adrenaline inspired volcano researchers and stunt photographers.
A chronology traces the development of military weaponry.
The Soviet-made AK-47 becomes the weapon of choice for resistance fighters.
Machine guns change human conflict.
At first, the U.S. Army rejects the Gatling gun.
An elite Colombian police force tracks kidnapping victims; the logging profession.
Navy divers recover wreckage of TWA Flight 800; bamboo scaffolding workers of Hong Kong; window washers in Mexico City.
Bomb detection and disposal.
Avalanche fighters; medical relief for disaster-plagued countries.
Boating on rough seas; venom extractor.
De-miners identify, locate and remove land mines; rescue operations in fast water.
Attempt to climb Mount Everest; shark divers of the Bahamas.
Film footage and interview explore life aboard an aircraft carrier.
Ultimate Fighting Championship; bomb squads.
Group cleans hazardous materials; man-made environmental disasters.
Journalists risk life to report wars; bull-riding competition in Las Vegas.
Volunteers rescue seagoers; firefighters parachute into blazing forests.
Stunt photographers perform death-defying acts; volcano researchers predict eruptions.