The Navy Has The Ultimate MH370 Search Tool, It's Just Not Operational

While the world is tied up in the mystery of what happened to Malaysian Air Flight 370, testers at Edwards AFB in south central California and at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland are hard at work developing the ultimate tool for solving such a mystery, the Northrop Grumman built MQ-4C Triton. » 3/18/14 4:00pm 3/18/14 4:00pm

Even chopped pickup trucks may not help Libya's rebels win

It would be heartening to report that Libya's ragtag rebellion has pushed itself to the brink of victory using their wits to build weapons like this recoilless rifle in a chopped Chinese pickup. But it wouldn't be true. » 6/21/11 2:30pm 6/21/11 2:30pm

This Submarine's Glass Dome Gets Tougher Under Pressure

The Triton 36,000 is an amazing submarine. Previous generations of the Triton only went to 3,300 feet but the new model uses technology from Rayotek Scientific to make a passenger dome that reacts to increasing pressure from increasing depth by becoming stronger. » 4/28/11 4:33am 4/28/11 4:33am

Engine Of The Day: Ford Modular Engine

As Jalopnik's new Weekend Editor, one of my first acts will be to bring back a series I rarely had time for during the weekday grind: Engine Of The Day! » 2/14/09 2:00pm 2/14/09 2:00pm

Fleetwood Southwind RV Has Diesel Bus Looks, Gas Appetite

Recreational vehicle manufacturer Fleetwood, ignoring bad news about the motorhome industry, released the 2009 Southwind Class A gas RV in Minnesota last week. Apparently designed for folks who really want a Prevost coach but don't quite have the scratch, the Southwind packs the looks and luxury of a bus into a… » 7/31/08 4:20pm 7/31/08 4:20pm

Mitsubishi Moves Boldly: 300 New 2007 Triton Pickups Released In Japan


No, Mitsubishi's newest release into the Japanese market won't be making FoMoCo cringe in its collective boots — that number's correct. Instead, what Mitsu's hoping to do is make up for the sale size differential with some bold styling which makes the new truck look like...like...wtf is that thing anyway? Not only is… » 9/21/06 7:14pm 9/21/06 7:14pm