RISE OF THE SUPERBOMBS takes viewers inside the new world of futuristic conventional weaponry - as the world's most powerful militaries devise new ways to fuse targeted precision with unprecedented punch. The latest generation of non-nuclear weapons capabilities is now more powerful than ever - and getting stronger all the time. But it stems from an impressive legacy of previous offensive and defensive technologies - developed both in the U.S. and abroad - that have paved the way toward a future arsenal equipped with an unprecedented level of speed, strength, stealth, range and pinpoint precision. The SCALE of these weapons is staggering. The SCIENCE is right out of Sci-Fi. And the STAKES - particularly in the realm of our missile defenses - have never been higher. This special takes viewers on an explosive, escalating journey through the modern development of the U.S. and worldwide arsenals - the critical technological turning points of the post-WWII age, the most impressive weapons ...