Inside the conspiracy to downplay the San Francisco earthquake.
Members of the U.S. National Guard and Air National Guard are vital components of the armed forces.
Russian-built fighter planes emerge from a veil of secrecy.
The Patriot surface-to-air missile system has protected U.S. troops since the 1991 Gulf War.
The aircraft of the Military Airlift Command include the C-141 Starlifter.
Behind the scenes aboard a U.S. Air Force AC-130 Spectre gunship.
Wild Weasel aircraft flew harrowing low altitude electronic warfare missions in Europe.
Radar; thermal image-sensors.
Electronic sensors seek targets.
The development of accuracy for aerial bombardment.
Ejection seats save combat pilots over four decades.
Systems to defend against nuclear ballistic missiles.
Computers revolutionize modern warfare.
Pilots test the F-22 Advanced Tactical Fighter.
The B-52 provides the Strategic Air Command with heavy firepower.
The Patriot missile system is tested in combat.
U.S. Air Force Special Operations Wing sees action in Grenada, Panama and the Persian Gulf.
The attack helicopter navigates through treacherous attacks.
Laser-guided missile systems increase artillery accuracy.
The precise cooperation between motorized infantry, tanks and helicopters.
Armored personnel carriers allow tanks and troops to fight together.
U.S. Air National Guardsmen become heroes of Desert Storm.
The American tank force evolves.
The Dessault Mirage fighter sets a standard for French aviation.
The destroyer is the workhorse of the modern navy fleet.
The USS Wisconsin launches cruise missiles deep into Iraq.
The helicopter's versatility outweighs its vulnerability.
Introduced in World War I, tanks revolutionize combat.
A large and specially trained crew mans a most expensive weapon.
The French develop tanks and combat vehicles.
Air transport provides supplies of ammunition, equipment and troops.
U.S. Navy carriers are among the largest warships.
The weaponry of U.S. Desert Shield forces in Saudi Arabia.
A floating fortress -- the U.S. Navy's Aegis cruiser.
The armored car is the backbone of the modern cavalry.
Electronic warfare in the air.
Tactical forces of the U.S. Air Force Europe.
The Harrier, the Warthog and the Stealth are fighters that can act as bombers.
Stealth technology produces the top-secret B-2 bomber.
The elite paratroopers of the Army's 82nd Airborne.
High technology advances espionage.
The United States and the Soviet Union rely on submarines for territorial and strategic defense.
The RAF fights in the Battle of Britain.
Examination of the Soviet navy.
Soviets build better planes to fight in Afghanistan.
The U.S. Army Rangers are an elite commando force.
Modern missiles have sophisticated guidance systems.
Interviews with veteran pilots highlight a look at fighter planes.
Computerized control makes modern fighter planes big, fast and agile.
The Army conducts desert war games in California.
Tanks become faster, lighter and better-armed.
New technology allows fast, accurate bombing.
Elite forces practice amphibious assault.