Get hands-on with some of the world’s fiercest firearms as Lock n' Load with R. Lee Ermey
takes viewers on a fascinating ride through the pathology of a featured weapon: where it came from, who thought of it, who improved it, its victories, its defeats, its impact on history and where it is now.
In each episode of this HISTORY™ series, Gunnery Sergeant, drill instructor, Vietnam veteran and actor R. Lee Ermey will look at the inner workings of a weapon that made battlefield history. Special high-speed photography and advanced 3D graphics detail the improvements, changes in technology and thinking behind each weapon, providing a deep understanding of how the weapon has developed throughout history, from its humble, often cumbersome and even awkward beginnings, to its sheer power and precision today. It’s an enthralling tour through the origins, evolution and innovations of weapons, as Ermey delivers the story with, literally, one finger on the trigger.
• Includes an in-depth look at weaponry such as tanks, pistols, machine guns, helicopters, armoured vehicles, rifles, shotguns and much more.
• R. Lee Ermey is recognised both for his military achievements (Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal) as well as his on-screen achievements (Full Metal Jacket, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre).