The first few minutes of this film is a rapid collage of video images of different aircraft and the resulting explosions and destruction as the firepower of weapons and bombs are unleashed. Image of rear of B-1B Lancer bomber, 14-frame image of thumb pushing button marked bomb, B-1 bomber dropping bombs, and series of ground explosions.
Missile launched by F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter strikes ground target. F-117 Nighthawk taking off, in flight, dropping a weapon. B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber dropping a payload of bombs and resulting explosions. Image F-15C Eagle Fighter pilot in cockpit and F-15C in flight. Images of F-22 Raptor in flight. Images of E-3 AWACS plane. F-16C Fighting Falcon launches a variety of weapons. Shows capability of A-10 Warthog as a close air support aircraft in destroying tanks and other ground targets. Images of HH-60 Helicopters on pilot rescue mission. In-flight refueling and downed pilot pick-up.
Short image of Global Hawk UAV or unmanned aerial vehicle or unmanned aircraft in flight. Images of MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial aircraft and UAV pilot at ground control station. Predator launches Hellfire missile, explosion as missile strikes ground target. JSTARS, joint surveillance and target attack radar system, aircraft in flight and interior images of JSTARS plane. B-1B Lancer global attack aircraft dropping a payload of bombs, Rear view of B-1B plane take off at night, cockpit images, and in flight refueling. B-52H Stratofortress taking off, cockpit images, in flight, and dropping ordinance payload. Clip of George W. Bush remarks to American troops “history has called us to action and we will not stop until the threat of global terrorism has been destroyed”.
Shot List: Modern Military Air Power. Start video at time code shown.