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  • Battle Factory

    Get to know the crucial equipment that can save lives on the frontline. A fascinating look at the making of bomb robots, life rafts and the Viking BvS10 amphibious armoured vehicle.

  • Battle Factory

    Discover how mortar, bomb suits, the Colt C7 assault rifle and the Zodiac Hurricane are engineered as the tools of warfare come under the spotlight.

  • Battle Factory

    Behind the scenes at military factories, where raw materials become instruments of war. How parajets, hovercraft, camouflage jackets and portable military shelters are manufactured.

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Battle Factory

Series 1

Battle Factory

  • Battle Factory

    Discover how mortar, bomb suits, the Colt C7 assault rifle and the Zodiac Hurricane are engineered as the tools of warfare come under the spotlight.

  • Battle Factory

    Behind the scenes at military factories, where raw materials become instruments of war. How parajets, hovercraft, camouflage jackets and portable military shelters are manufactured.

  • Battle Factory

    Take a closer look at how high-tech military gear is made, including sniper rifles, Ka-Bar knives and explosive dragon eggs. Plus, a modern reboot of the Zeppelin airship.

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  • Battle Factory

    Get to know the crucial equipment that can save lives on the frontline. A fascinating look at the making of bomb robots, life rafts and the Viking BvS10 amphibious armoured vehicle.

  • Battle Factory

    Learn about the engineering mastery that goes into making bulletproof helmets, fuel bladders and Zippo lighters. And hear how simulated IEDs help troops prepare for war.

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  • Battle Factory

    Learn about the manufacturing wizardry behind pistols, firetrucks, ghillie suits and armoured fighting vehicles. With troops' lives on the line, there is no margin for error.

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  • Battle Factory

    Cannons, parachutes and stretchers - just some of the vital gear armies around the world rely on every day. But how are they made? This must-watch series reveals all.

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  • Battle Factory

    The manufacturing magic behind essential military gear. Discover how flight simulators work, how rocket launchers are attached to guns and how nutritious ration packs are assembled.

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  • Battle Factory

    From standard issue to high-tech, this fascinating show reveals how frontline gear is made. The Jaws of Life, the M1 Abrams tank and the military watch are put under the spotlight.

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  • Battle Factory

    Discover the incredible manufacturing skill that goes into making cavalry swords and simulated ammunition. Plus, the brainpower that keeps the iconic F-16 fighter jet in the sky.

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  • Battle Factory

    Get the inside scoop on how vital military gear is made. See how camouflage make-up, the M2 machine gun and the Argo amphibious ATV are built to withstand the toughest conditions.

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  • Battle Factory

    Get to know the essential military kit that could mean the difference between life and death, including combat boots, the CZ 75 pistol, unmanned aerial vehicles and the riflescope.

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  • Battle Factory

    Get clued up on the equipment that helps armies win wars all over the globe. Discover how a rugged case, a military survival shelter and an armoured personnel carrier are all made.

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  • Battle Factory

    This final episode of the military series reveals how Swiss Army knives, sub-machine guns, body armour and laser sights are made. There is no room for error when lives are at stake.

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