JULY 16:

12:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "FUTURE WEAPONS: SEARCH AND DESTROY"

Discover weapons that always find their target including, the SMAW-NE shoulder launched rocket, a new semi-automatic sniper rifle, the Vulcan and Aardvark anti-mine systems, and the Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle.
Also Airing: 16 JUL 4AM & 21 JUL 1:00PM


2:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "COMBAT ZONE: INVASION OF GRENADA"

Grenada, 1983 - Marxist extremists seize control of Grenada's government and execute the Prime Minister. US forces plan Operation Urgent Fury in just four days. Hundreds descend on the island, hoping to save 800 American students caught in the crossfire.


8:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL,
"BATTLEFIELD DIARIES: LAST OF THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS"

In August 1950, North Koreans began to hit U.S. forces hard on their western flank, causing a swift retreat. The 24th Regiment, the last segregated, all-black Army unit, was sent to patrol the areas around Masan and Haman but they were poorly equipped.


9:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL,
"BATTLEFIELD DIARIES: BAGHDAD CONVOY ATTACK"

Recount the circumstances of the deadly surprise attack and how one soldier, Specialist Jeremy Church, became the first Army Reserve soldier to be awarded the Silver Star.


10:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "BATTLEFIELD DIARIES: KIOWA DOWN"

A routine mission in Iraq on September 4, 2004 turned into a firefight. Stryker troops with the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, scout platoon and B Company of the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment fought off heavy fire.


2:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "TOP TEN HELICOPTERS"

Revel in this spectacular count down of the most innovative and effective rotor-driven aircraft ever flown in combat.

Also Airing: 17 JUL 9AM, 27 JUL 7PM.


3:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "TOP TEN INFANTRY FIGHTING VEHICLES"

Follow experts as they look at American, British, Soviet, Canadian and Israeli infantry fighting vehicle designs to determine the top ten best. Innovation, protection, mobility and overall battlefield performance will determine which machine wins.
Also Airing: 17 JUL 10AM, 21 JUL 8AM.


11:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "20TH CENTURY BATTLEFIELDS: 1991 GULF"

In 1991, the small Arab state of Kuwait was at the center of the last major war of the 20th Century. Saddam Hussein's Iraq had invaded, putting nearly half the world's oil within his reach.

Also Airing: 17 JUL 3AM, 20 JUL 9PM, 21 JUL 12AM, 4AM, 22 JUL 9AM.


3:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "WEAPONOLOGY: SNIPER RIFLES"

Centuries of technological innovation have resulted in the creation of rifles that can kill a man from 2,000 yards. The history of bullets, guns, sights, mechanisms, camouflage and tactics is revealed.
Also Airing: 21 JUL 12PM,


JULY 17:

12:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "ANATOMY OF: A STRYKER"

The Stryker is a 19-ton, eight-wheeled, infantry carrier filled with state-of-the-art combat systems. Discover the impressive technology and revolutionary capabilities of this vehicle, as well as the elite soldiers who operate them.
Also Airing: 17 JUL 5PM, 18 JUL 6AM.


2:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "20th CENTURY BATTLEFIELDS: 1968 VIETNAM"

The Vietnam War wasn't the United States' first war in the Far East, but it was its longest and bloodiest. Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of the turning point in the years of hard fighting: the Tet Offensive of 1968.
Also Airing: 18 JUL 9AM.


9:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "FUTURE WEAPONS: THE PROTECTORS"

Discover weapons that defeat the opposition, including the THAAD high-altitude area defense missile, amazing body armor aptly named Dragon Skin, the Boot Banger IED disrupter, and the M32 multiple grenade launcher.
Also Airing: 18 JUL 12AM, 4AM & 22 JUL 1PM & 22 JUL 9PM & 23 JUL 12AM, 4AM, 28 JUL 1PM,


10:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "WEAPONOLOGY: BODY ARMOR"

Follow the history of armor protection from medieval knights to the latest revolutionary invention called dragon skin. Find out how a priest invented the first bullet-proof vest, and how a pizza boy came up with concealable body armor.
Also Airing: 18 JUL 1AM, 5AM, 22 JUL 2PM, 8PM, 11PM, 23 Jul 3AM, 28 JUL 12PM,


10:00PM, DISCOVERY CHANNEL, "BUILD IT BIGGER: EPISODE 5"

Host Danny Forster heads to Anniston Army Dept to re-assemble an Abrams tank. Along the way, he helps build components of this fighting machine. After rolling off the assembly line, Danny tests the tank on the firing range.
Also Airing: 18 JUL 2AM & 19 JUL 7PM & 21 JUL 11AM & 23 JUL 9PM & 24 JUL 1AM,


JULY 18:

11:00AM, HISTORY CHANNEL, "SNIPERS: STALK AND KILL"

Meet the ultimate hunters in a deadly game where the quarry shoots back--US Army snipers. Experts of stealth and stalking, they can kill with a single shot from nearly a mile, or creep within yards of an enemy target remaining virtually invisible. Starting with American snipers in the Revolutionary War and ending with 21st-century snipers and the latest technology at the US Army Sniper School, we review the history of these marksmen who train to become the "most hated men on the battlefield."
Also Airing: 18 JUL 5PM.


11:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "ANATOMY OF: AN ABRAMS TANK"

Go behind the scenes with M1 Abrams tank crews as they hone their skills. The inner-workings of one of the world's most versatile and fearsome weapons is revealed.
Also Airing: 18 JUL 5PM, 19 JUL 6AM

JULY 19:

6:00PM, HISTORY CHANNEL, "TUNNELS OF VIETNAM"

Here is the heroic story of an intrepid band of infantry soldiers, the "Tunnel Rats", charged with a daring mission--to search for, find, and destroy a secret subterranean network of enemy tunnels in Vietnam. Armed with only a flashlight, valor, and a .45, they faced a determined foe and overcame lethal odds, uncovering secret enemy arms and intelligence caches. Tragically, many of these volunteers died and others were seriously wounded on this terrifying suicide mission.

JULY 20:

11:00AM, MILITARY CHANNEL,
"MOMENTS IN TIME: VALLEY FORGE: THE CRUCIBLE"

The winter of 1777-1778 was critical in George Washington's career. Despite his track record as a four-time loser, Washington used the harsh winter at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, to turn things around for America's revolutionary forces.
Also Airing: 20 Jul 5PM, 23 Jul 6AM.


3:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "BATTLEFIELD DIARIES: TANK BATTLE VIETNAM"

It is the first and only tank battle of the Vietnam War. On March 3, 1969, North Vietnamese armor and infantry unleash a surprise attack on a remote US Special Forces Camp near the Ho Chi Minh Trail.
Also Airing: 23 JUL 10AM.


8:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "MY WAR DIARY: THIS IS IRAQ, BABY"

Unfiltered stories from the frontlines of Iraq, told by personal videos and photos sent by those serving in the armed forces. Each episode will present a broad range of the life in Iraq.
Also Airing: 20 JUL 11PM, 21 JUL 3AM,


8:30PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "MY WAR DIARY: A DAY TO REMEMBER"

Personal videos from the frontlines of Iraq depict: a lifesaving moment during a firefight; a humorous rap video created by best friends in a war zone; soldiers helping their Iraqi translator vote; and a parody of the TV show, "Pimp My Ride."
Also Airing: 20 JUL 11:30PM, 21 JUL 3:30AM,

JULY 21:

9:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "D-DAY: REFLECTIONS OF COURAGE: PART ONE"

D-Day marks the heroic action that culminated in the biggest military invasion the world has ever seen. Previously unseen archives, moving personal testimony and dramatic action provide a powerful narrative of the day that defined the 20th century.
Also Airing: 22 JUL 12AM, 5PM.


9:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL,
"D-DAY: REFLECTIONS OF COURAGE: PART TWO"

D-Day marks the heroic action that culminated in the biggest military invasion the world has ever seen. Previously unseen archives, moving personal testimony and dramatic action provide a powerful narrative of the day that defined the 20th century.
Also Airing: 21 JUL 10PM, 22 JUL 1AM, 22 JUL 6PM.


JULY 24:

9:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "FUTURE WEAPONS: NO ESCAPE"

Discover weapons that leave the enemy no place to hide, including the newest long range ground attack missile, a revolutionary wall breaching device, the MP7, and the super stealthy F22 Raptor.
Also Airing: 25 JUL 12AM, 4AM & 28 JUL 1PM, 29 JUL 1PM, 9PM, 30 JUL 12AM, 4AM, 31 JUL 9PM.


10:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "WEAPONOLOGY: RAPID FIRE"

One man, one weapon, lots of bullets. From the cumbersome but deadly Gatling gun to the lightweight, hand-held assassins of the modern battlefield, trace the men and the moments that developed the most deadly family of infantry weapons.
Also Airing: 24 JUL 10PM, 25 JUL 1AM, 5AM, 29 JUL 2PM, 8PM, 11PM, 30 JUL 3AM.


JULY 27:

8:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "MY WAR DIARY: BROTHERS IN ARMS"

Unfiltered stories from the frontlines of Iraq, told by personal videos and photos sent by those serving in the armed forces. Each episode will present a broad range of the life in Iraq.
Also Airing: 27 JUL 11PM, 28 JUL 3AM.


8:30PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "MY WAR DIARY: KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN"

Battles and boredom are part of life in a war zone as seen in video clips shot by soldiers in Iraq, including: insurgents ambush a battalion in Mosul; soldiers with down time, and videotape amateur stunts for comic relief.
Also Airing: 27 JUL 11:30PM


10:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "COMBAT ZONE: AMBUSH IN HAWIJAH, IRAQ"

Hawijah, Iraq 2004 - Fort McHenry, the US Military's Forward Operating Base outside Hawijah, suffered egregious attacks in Operation Iraqi Freedom. To protect the new Iraqi police, on August 7 the Army enters the town square - and into a kill zone.
Also Airing: 28 JUL 1AM, 5AM, 29 JUL 7PM, 30 JUL 2AM.

JULY 30:

9:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "COMBAT ZONE: HILL 875, VIETNAM"

Vietnam, Thanksgiving 1967 - As Viet Cong forces hid themselves in the jungle, US Airborne Infantry fought hard for "Hill 875". They charged for days to within almost 20 yards of the VC, and just in reach of one of their last sure victories of the war.
Also Airing: 31 JUL 12AM, 4AM.


10:00PM, MILITARY CHANNEL, "WEAPONOLOGY: ARTILLERY"

Artillery is ever present on the battlefield, and always evolving to keep pace with warfare. From catapults to cannons, ballista to battleships, gunpowder to giant super guns, chart the evolution of this powerful dynasty of destruction.

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