How An Army Convoy Crossed America In 56 Days To Prove We Needed…

America is probably the best place on Earth for long road trips. Fuel is cheap, food is plentiful, and the roads — they're amazing. But the U.S. of A. wasn't always a land of long, smooth stretches of tarmac you could sail across at 80 mph in almost any weather. A century ago, driving cross-country in America wasn't… » 2/18/13 9:54am 2/18/13 9:54am

Watch The U.S. Army Guide To Old Truck Power Steering Systems

Nowadays, most passenger cars use rack and pinion power steering systems, and some newer cars and trucks even use electric power steering. But that doesn't mean you won't come across vehicles with old school pitman arm power steering setups — especially in old trucks and classic cars. » 12/11/12 4:40pm 12/11/12 4:40pm

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

Chicago Auto Show: International MaxxPro

International didn't just bring it's super shredder semi, the International LoneStar to the show. They also brought the US Military's latest wheeled transport, the International MaxxPro. The imposing vehicle is basically a purpose-built mobile bomb shelter, capable of taking a hit from any direction, as well as fording … » 2/08/08 12:00pm 2/08/08 12:00pm