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DARPA Sends the RACER Fleet Vehicles on a New Series of Field Tests on Rougher Terrain
DARPA Sends the RACER Fleet Vehicles on a New Series of Field Tests on Rougher Terrain

22 Sep 2022, 20:31 UTC / The aim of these new field tests it to see if the RACERs can keep up with human driven vehicles in realistic situations at higher speeds

 
Rare 1942 Chevrolet G506 Panel Truck Takes a Stroll in the Mud, It's a WW2 Time Capsule
Rare 1942 Chevrolet G506 Panel Truck Takes a Stroll in the Mud, It's a WW2 Time Capsule

16 Sep 2022, 13:21 UTC / Most trucks were shipped with a standard cargo body and shared their closed cabs with the GMC CCKW, but Chevrolet also built a panel van version.

 
That Time the U.S. Army Secretly Built a Flying Saucer
That Time the U.S. Army Secretly Built a Flying Saucer

2 Jul 2022, 16:23 UTC / Meet the Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar, the disk-shaped VTOL aircraft built with millions of dollars from the U.S. Government

 
Area-I Rolls Out Air-Launched Effects Drone With Increased Endurance and Payload Capacity
Area-I Rolls Out Air-Launched Effects Drone With Increased Endurance and Payload Capacity

3 Nov 2021, 04:17 UTC / Area-I and Anduril unveiled a new air-launched effects drone with game-changing payload capacity and endurance that can be launched from air, sea and ground

 
U.S. Army Tactical Vehicles to Get New Cyber Warfare Capabilities
U.S. Army Tactical Vehicles to Get New Cyber Warfare Capabilities

19 Oct 2021, 09:44 UTC / Lockheed Martin tasked by the U.S. Army with the development of a new suite of electronic and cyber warfare suites called Terrestrial Layer System

 
The British Army Unveils Its First Solar Farm, the Size of Six Football Fields
The British Army Unveils Its First Solar Farm, the Size of Six Football Fields

4 Oct 2021, 10:48 UTC / The British Army has kicked off a massive renewable energy project that will unfold over the next seven years, starting with four solar farm at pilot sites

 
Russian Military Developer Drops Overloaded Tank From a Tower, to Test Its Strength
Russian Military Developer Drops Overloaded Tank From a Tower, to Test Its Strength

22 Sep 2021, 03:59 UTC / Russia is testing its latest amphibious, self-propelled tank, by dropping it from a tower when fully-loaded. One more proof that Russian tanks can do anything

 
Russia’s Toughest Military Aircraft Dominate the Sky, Show Off Combat Skills
Russia’s Toughest Military Aircraft Dominate the Sky, Show Off Combat Skills

31 Aug 2021, 09:43 UTC / Some of the most famous Russian fighters, bombers and assault helicopters are put to the test during the final stage of the International Aviadarts competition.

 
Dominate the Road Behind the Wheel of This 55 MPH Alvis Sultan Military Vehicle
Dominate the Road Behind the Wheel of This 55 MPH Alvis Sultan Military Vehicle

30 Aug 2021, 06:04 UTC / Forget off-road vehicles, this lightweight armored vehicles that served in the British Army is a fierce road-conqueror. Just don't scare your neighbors!

 
U.S. Navy Completes Ground Test of Second Stage Motor for Hypersonic Weapon
U.S. Navy Completes Ground Test of Second Stage Motor for Hypersonic Weapon

27 Aug 2021, 00:44 UTC / On August 25th, the U.S. Navy has successsfully tested the Second Stage Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) in Promontory, Utah for a hypersonic weapon.

 
Russian Military Kamaz Trucks Ready to Play Rough at Upcoming International Army Games
Russian Military Kamaz Trucks Ready to Play Rough at Upcoming International Army Games

18 Aug 2021, 08:05 UTC / Teams from five countries are training for the upcoming Masters of Armored Vehicles competition, a challenging obstacle race for the toughest military vehicles.

 
Soldier Crashes Through Roof After Parachute Failure, Lands on a Kitchen Floor
Soldier Crashes Through Roof After Parachute Failure, Lands on a Kitchen Floor

12 Jul 2021, 12:51 UTC / Soldier falls through the roof of a private home and cheats death during California drill. He got away with minor injuries and a story to tell.

 
German Boxer Armored Vehicle Can Be Everything the Soldiers Need in the Field
German Boxer Armored Vehicle Can Be Everything the Soldiers Need in the Field

8 Jun 2021, 15:51 UTC / ARTEC GmbH and Rheinmetall created a project based on modular design, excellent heavy terrain manoeuvrability, and high-grade personnel protection

 
Army Oshkosh PLS Can Load Heavy Cargo in Minutes From the Safety of Its Cabin
Army Oshkosh PLS Can Load Heavy Cargo in Minutes From the Safety of Its Cabin

2 Jun 2021, 09:35 UTC / The PLS sets out to be an indispensable war machine. It can undergo the most challenging transport missions, carrying flatracks cargo beds or ISO containers

 
Oshkosh Armored LVSR Comes in Three Flavors: Cargo, Tractor, and The Wrecker
Oshkosh Armored LVSR Comes in Three Flavors: Cargo, Tractor, and The Wrecker

25 May 2021, 14:18 UTC / Oshkosh's LVSR can cover extreme off-road pathways, rescue disabled vehicles, can haul cargo, ISO containers, or ammunition with remarkable competence

 
THeMIS UGV Can Fire Remote Weapons, Save Lives, and Dispose of IEDs
THeMIS UGV Can Fire Remote Weapons, Save Lives, and Dispose of IEDs

23 May 2021, 08:30 UTC / The Estonian THeMIS, built by Milrem Robotics, on its way to becoming one of the most versatile and complete UGV for the modern armies of the world.

 
Rugged and Powerful, the HEMTT A4 Is Best Suited for Demanding Battlegrounds
Rugged and Powerful, the HEMTT A4 Is Best Suited for Demanding Battlegrounds

15 May 2021, 04:15 UTC / The Oshkosh Defense company has made an excellent machine, powerful, and dependable battle-ready military truck, with almost endless variants of configurations

 
Rheinmetall Lynx, the Combat Vehicle of Choice for the Modern Battlefield
Rheinmetall Lynx, the Combat Vehicle of Choice for the Modern Battlefield

3 May 2021, 07:10 UTC / The Lynx family of combat vehicles is designed to be a very capable, agile, and mighty war machine, promoting high adaptability and easy reconfigurability

 
Can a Vehicle Be Tougher Than This Bronco?
Can a Vehicle Be Tougher Than This Bronco?

13 Apr 2021, 13:40 UTC / No, it is not a Ford. It is something even more spectacular and more rugged than anything you may have seen or sat in. Built like a tank!

 
“Drunk” Operator Takes BMP-3 Fighting Vehicle on Joyride, Through Airport Fence
“Drunk” Operator Takes BMP-3 Fighting Vehicle on Joyride, Through Airport Fence

25 Oct 2020, 06:42 UTC / The incident occurred on October 20 in Russia and was captured by surveillance cameras. Ministry of Defense wouldn’t say whether the soldiers were drunk