The Most Badass Truck in the US Army Is Straight Out of Thunderdome

Keeping Afghanistan's roads free of improvised explosive devices is no easy feat when important routes are re-mined within hours of EOD teams clearing them. That's why US Army has deployed the Buffalo: a six-wheeled, 38-ton, armor-plated supertruck designed to demolish roadside bombs with abandon. » 6/21/13 11:47am 6/21/13 11:47am

Today is Armed Forces Day: Strong and Resilient

I've enjoyed 22 years in the Air Force and wouldn't trade it for anything. I consider it a privilege to serve. And we get to work with some cool equipment. In my case I was in command of up to 50 ICBMs at a time. As I type my son is in Basic Training to become a United States Marine. He's carrying on a long family… » 5/18/13 2:18pm 5/18/13 2:18pm

The Army Had Their Own AT-AT Years Before George Lucas Invented His

Years before Lucasfilm created the AT-AT and Boston Dynamic's Big Dog terrified the world, the US Army was working with General Electric on the "Walking Truck" project, basically a large walker which was controlled by a lever-pushing operator. » 5/27/11 12:30pm 5/27/11 12:30pm

Iraqi Taxi Crushed By Tank, Will Never Park In A Handicap Spot Again

Though we're not sure why this M1 Abrams tank had to crush this lowly Iraqi cab twice, we do know that it's a lot of fun to watch (and we suspect that may have had something to do with it). And before anyone gets upset about us losing the hearts and minds of Iraqi cab drivers, we'd point out that the little cab appears … » 8/06/08 11:15am 8/06/08 11:15am