The USMC's Venerable Amphibious Assault Vehicles Are Getting New Life With Upgrades

The AAV-7 soldiers on after over 40 years in service with the USMC and a dozen other operators around the globe. As such the “Amtrak” has been upgraded over the decades to stay tactically relevant. Now, once again, it is receiving yet another infusion of new technologies making it more effective and survivable.

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Ukrainian Tank Crew Showcases Their Rusty T-64 In This Awesome Video Set To The Stones

Battlefield Ukraine isn’t that high-tech, and frankly it is pretty amazing seeing the quality of equipment both sides bet their life on. Still, just because it isn’t pretty doesn’t mean it isn’t yours, and this tank crew proves exactly that with a video homage to their aging, rusting and creaking T-64BV main battle…

Watch These 62 Ton M1 Abrams Tanks Drift Through The Frigid Norwegian Wilderness

The USMC is in Norway for exercise Cold Response and for other cold weather combat and logistical training with their Norwegian counterparts. During their deployment, Marine tankers get to train for fighting in frigid environments, where their tracks that usually can take them nearly anywhere can turn their tanks into…

'Terrier' Is The UK's Crazy Leatherman Multi-Tool Of A Combat-Engineering Tank 

British Army and Royal Marine engineers had relied on FV180 Combat Engineering Tractor for four decades prior to 2013, but that began to change just a few years ago. BAe Systems’ ridiculously versatile, and rapidly transportable combat engineering vehicle named the Terrier has taken over the role, and it’s not just a…

Post-Nuke Deal Iran Wants To Build Russian Su-30 Fighters And A New Advanced Tank

Now that Iran is sitting on a pile of cash and the import ban on conventional military hardware has been partially lifted following the nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic is looking to replace its hodgepodge of vintage military hardware. This may soon include producing Russian Su-30 multi-role fighters and T-90 tanks…

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South Korea's Massive Live Fire Exercise Is Overwhelmingly Intense On Purpose

South Korean and American forces are said to be at a readiness unlike any in the world, wound up to spring into all-out war if need be at the sound of a klaxon. This readiness in showcased during combined live fire drills, where the total force is brought together as much for show and intimidation as for training.

This Is Israel's Top Secret Guided Missile Launcher Disguised As A Tank 

Israel is known for its... shall we say, “creativity” when it comes to warfare, and one of the oldest tricks in the book is hiding in plain sight. The Pereh, meaning “wild,” does just this by making itself look like a Merkava tank, but really it is a rolling guided missile arsenal ship that has been secret for over 30…