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BMW Motorrad Reports Increased Orders for Authority Motorcycles
BMW Motorrad Reports Increased Orders for Authority Motorcycles

4 May 2014, 08:03 UTC / Good news for BMW’s motorcycle division as it looks like more and more authorities are choosing their bikes as the preferred two-wheelers, official sources report. Even US law agencies are ...

 
BRD Rumored to Develop 2WD Hybrid Military Motorcycle
BRD Rumored to Develop 2WD Hybrid Military Motorcycle

14 Apr 2014, 15:36 UTC / While we’re still waiting for the RedShift, we might get to see another bike being developed by BRD, but this time it’s going to be pure “unobtainium”. BRD is likely to recei...

 
Project 22 Rides across America to Raise Awareness on Veteran Suicides
Project 22 Rides across America to Raise Awareness on Veteran Suicides

31 Mar 2014, 10:54 UTC / Project 22 is an endeavor meant to raise awareness on the tragic destinies of American veterans. The name was chosen in conjunction with the 22 suicides veterans commit each day, as estimated by the...

 
Cannon-Loaded Vespa 150 Is a Dangerous Toy
Cannon-Loaded Vespa 150 Is a Dangerous Toy

29 Jan 2014, 11:03 UTC / It may look funny, but this is a real war-prepped Vespa: the Vespa 150 TAP. TAP stands for Troupes Aero Portees, as this weird scooter was designed to reach the military theater by being parachuted ...

 
Indian Motorcycles Offer $1,000 Incentive for Military Customers
Indian Motorcycles Offer $1,000 Incentive for Military Customers

10 Jan 2014, 15:00 UTC / Honoring Heroes is the name of Indian's new campaign which will carry on through the end of the year, aimed at providing better purchase conditions for the active or retired military personnel....

 
Indian Teams Up with Jack Daniels for Operation Ride Home
Indian Teams Up with Jack Daniels for Operation Ride Home

12 Dec 2013, 11:08 UTC / Indian Motorcycles teams up with Jack Daniels to support Operation Ride Home, an effort to provide military in need with better logistics to make it home for the holidays. The first 1901 bikes ma...

 
Battle-Ready 1963 Ural Sidecar, Complete with Gun Carriage
Battle-Ready 1963 Ural Sidecar, Complete with Gun Carriage

9 Dec 2013, 10:43 UTC / This Ural could easily inspire the makers of the next zombie apocalypse horror movie. Even though it still needs some zombie-repellent upgrades, this sidecar Ural is an excellent starting platform....

 
Polaris Debuts Sportsman WV850 H.O. with Terrain Armor Non-Pneumatic Tires
Polaris Debuts Sportsman WV850 H.O. with Terrain Armor Non-Pneumatic Tires

28 Nov 2013, 12:35 UTC / Polaris announces a new military-grade ATV, in the shape of the Sportsman WV850 H.O., a machine which will be available to customers from December 2013. Non-Pneumatic (airless) tires have been un...

 
Jawa 350 Is Still Available
Jawa 350 Is Still Available

2 Oct 2013, 14:49 UTC / Believe it or not, the Czech manufacturer Jawa is still in business, and is still offering a touch of true retro two-wheeled technology for nostalgic riders. That's right, we're talking ab...

 
Polaris Manufactures Military Vehicles for the German Army
Polaris Manufactures Military Vehicles for the German Army

15 Sep 2013, 09:33 UTC / Polaris announces they will start manufacturing tactical vehicles for the German Army, after signing a contract yesterday. The German Army will receive their re-specced MV860 machines, an ultrali...

 
Polaris Donates 10 Off-Road Vehicles to The Salvation Army for Oklahoma Disaster Relief
Polaris Donates 10 Off-Road Vehicles to The Salvation Army for Oklahoma Disaster Relief

30 May 2013, 09:51 UTC / Great solidarity display from Polaris, as the manufacturer announced they will donate 10 off-road vehicles to the Salvation Army, in a joint effort to relieve the victims of the Oklahoma Disaster. ...

 
2014 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition Announced
2014 Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition Announced

26 May 2013, 09:39 UTC / Jeep has announced the reintroduction of the Patriot Freedom Edition, which pays tribute to the men and women that have served and protected the United Stated. Available in three exterior colors,...

 
Kawasaki ZX-14R in Matte Military Green Says 'Teeeention!
Kawasaki ZX-14R in Matte Military Green Says 'Teeeention!

13 May 2013, 12:52 UTC / A military-themed ZX-14R is one of the last things we were expecting to see, but you know what they say: expect the unexpected. Here's a beautiful piece of wrapping work from ReStyleIt, turning...

 
Zero Motorcycles Announces MMX, the Military Electric Bike
Zero Motorcycles Announces MMX, the Military Electric Bike

8 May 2013, 11:31 UTC / After building special bikes for the Police and Security forces, Zero Motorcycles announces their first machine for the military, dubbed the MMX. The Zero MMX has been developed as exclusive mach...

 
US Navy Wants Lasers on Their Vehicles
US Navy Wants Lasers on Their Vehicles

30 Mar 2013, 16:31 UTC / No, it’s not the 1st of April yet, so it is not a joke - US Navy Engineers are working on a solution to replace the big caliber fire weapons on their combat vehicles with laser cannons. The...

 
Christini AWD 450 Military Edition Bike
Christini AWD 450 Military Edition Bike

27 Mar 2013, 14:07 UTC / Looking for a really tough bike for the ultimate off-road thrill? Well look no further than Christini's latest addition to the available machines: the AWD 450 Military Edition. The newest me...

 
US Army FED Showcased at Jay Leno’s Garage
US Army FED Showcased at Jay Leno’s Garage

21 Mar 2013, 15:15 UTC / Army General Dennis L. Via and Chief Engineer Dr. Grace Bochenek give Jay Leno a tour of the US Army’s latest all-terrain armored troop transporter. As the US Army wants to decrease it&rsqu...

 
Excellent Play Station-Controlled Tank Courtesy of Some Syrian Rebels
Excellent Play Station-Controlled Tank Courtesy of Some Syrian Rebels

11 Dec 2012, 12:39 UTC / No matter how hard an oppressive government tries to hold its people down, and not allow them to do what they want, people will always find a way - it is human nature and it cannot be stopped or con...

 
BAE Hybrid Tank Concept Detailed
BAE Hybrid Tank Concept Detailed

27 Nov 2012, 16:49 UTC / The problem of fuel efficiency isn’t usually at the top of the priorities list when vehicles are designed for military use, yet the green principles seem to be slowly trickling down into that ...

 
Pentagon Looking to Buy Chevy Volts and Other EVs
Pentagon Looking to Buy Chevy Volts and Other EVs

16 Sep 2012, 13:14 UTC / The EV craze has simmered down and from the tens of products offered by carmakers from across the world, it’s all boiled down to a few really strong contenders that proved to have what it take...