Make Your Military Surplus Hummer Street Legal: Not Easy, Not Impossible

Months ago the military announced they’d auction off retired Hummers to the masses through surplus site and there was much rejoicing. The process of actually obtaining and licensing your “new” war machine is still murky, but it can be done. Here’s a closer look. »11/25/15 3:45pm11/25/15 3:45pm


Hitler’s Supergun: The Nazi Plot to Destroy London (and Why It Failed)

The V-3 “supergun” was meant to win the war for Germany. In 1943, for the first time since World War II began, Hitler was on the back foot. Allied bombs were devastating German cities and the Fuhrer was rattled. His proposed V-3 cannon would be the biggest gun the world had seen. »11/23/15 10:45am11/23/15 10:45am

NATO's biggest military exercise since the Cold War is scary impressive

Wow. This totally looks like the beginning of World War III but thankfully it’s just Operation Trident Juncture, a military exercise by NATO. But not just any old exercise, it’s the biggest military exercise NATO has done in decades and one that required 36,000 troops and more than 140 aircraft and 60 ships from over… »11/10/15 3:52pm11/10/15 3:52pm

Watch how supersonic Russian bombers drop their giant cruise missiles

The Russian Air Force’s Tupolev TU-160 is a gorgeous-looking plane with sweeping wings and the capability to reach supersonic speeds. It’s also a scary powerful bomber aircraft with the ability to launch the frightening KH-555 cruise missile, an air-launched missile that can be equipped with a nuclear warhead and has… »11/04/15 3:55pm11/04/15 3:55pm

How the US Marines would invade a beach today

This intense footage shows an amphibious landing exercise performed by the US Marines and South Korea’s Marines at Dogue Beach in Pohang, South Korea. You see the ships swarming from the sea. You see hovercrafts landing on the beach. You see explosions. You’re basically seeing how the US Marines would invade a beach… »10/14/15 9:10pm10/14/15 9:10pm

How the US Air Force reloads the largest combat jet gun on the planet

When you got one of the biggest guns in the world, you can’t just pop in a new magazine and start firing again. Well, you can but the new ‘magazine’ for the GAU-8 Avenger is so ginormous it needs to be trucked in and requires multiple Air Force guys to get the gun reloaded. It takes time to get giant bullets on board!… »10/13/15 6:15pm10/13/15 6:15pm

Toyota: We Try Not To Sell Trucks To Terrorists But Shit Happens

It appears that the U.S. Treasury is officially asking Toyota why their trucks keep showing up on CNN carrying ISIS radicals and machine guns all over the Middle East. Poor Toyota, all they did was make a great desert utility vehicle and the dang terrorists had to go and make them look like an official sponsor of evil. »10/06/15 8:30pm10/06/15 8:30pm

The Hummer-Replacing Oshkosh JLTV Will Run A GM Duramax Diesel V8

The Oshkosh Corporation was just awarded a huge contract by the U.S. military to build the truck that will replace the Hummer, dubbed Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). Now we’ve heard JLTV will be powered by Duramax diesel V8 engine and an Allison transmission, just like a Chevy truck. »8/28/15 8:31pm8/28/15 8:31pm

Cool time-lapse of a US aircraft carrier crossing the new Suez Canal for the first time

Watch the USS Theodore Roosevelt navigate through the new Suez Canal with all of its fighter jets on deck. It’s super cool because the aircraft carrier is so big and the water of the canal is so calm that it feels like the Earth is moving around the land formation that is the USS Theodore Roosevelt. »8/13/15 3:54pm8/13/15 3:54pm

Being a combat engineer in the army is really bad ass

Being an engineer isn’t usually associated with being a bad ass. In fact, it’s probably one of the gigs furthest from badassery! But here’s a job description that’s totally bad ass: you and your team go into combat zones and build or demolish things while people are shooting at you and looking to kill you. That’s a… »8/01/15 10:16am8/01/15 10:16am