Item Details

The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Arms for Tomorrow

National Archives and Records Service
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series is a look at America's firepower today, which meets the demands of our modern Army to defend our country swiftly and powerfully. Viewers of this National Archives and Records Administration video will see how this unique firepower is developed by the United States Army Ordnance Corps through its dynamic arsenal system. This arsenal system, known as the Ordnance-Science Industry team, works in conjunction with private engineering and research institutions, both education and industrial, to perform jobs that make it possible for lethal weapons to be designed, procured, supplied, and maintained the for the Army's combat units
Release Date
2008
Run Time
30 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 13, 2011.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Part of the series The Big Picture.
Variant Title
Arms for Tomorrow
Series
U.S. Army's the Big Picture Television Series
Big Picture (United States. National Archives and Records Administration)
Contents
  • Intro: The Big Picture: Arms for Tomorrow (1:29)
  • Ordnance-Science Industry Team (1:20)
  • Human Engineering Laboratories (1:13)
  • Frankford Arsenal-Optical Research (1:43)
  • Frankford Arsenal-Environmental Testing Center (2:17)
  • Picatinny Arsenal-Honest John (3:09)
  • Expansion of Available Technical Experts (2:36)
  • Rigorous Analysis of Metals (2:03)
  • Metallurgical Processes (1:55)
  • Increasing the Strength of Metals (2:01)
  • Arsenal Fabrication Shop (1:47)
  • Land Locomotion Laboratory (2:04)
  • Analysis of Motors (2:01)
  • Testing Our Firepower (1:50)
  • Credits: The Big Picture: Arms for Tomorrow (0:26)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2008.
Publisher no.
44981 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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