Terrifying GoPro video from tanks in Syria's war zone

Need a quick reminder as to why war should be avoided at all costs? Spend an hour in the driver's seat of a Syrian Army T-72 tank column as it spews destruction through Syria's Darayya warzone. Then watch the rebels destroying the tanks. Warning: Although you can't see the bodies, fighters on both sides are dying. This … » 3/20/14 2:28pm 3/20/14 2:28pm

The 500 MPH Superplane That Bugatti Had to Hide From the Nazis

This is the Bugatti Model 100P: A 900 HP, 500 MPH, race plane imagined by none other than legendary automotive designer Ettore Bugatti, so technologically advanced that it could have single-handedly dominated the skies of WWII for Germany, had the Nazis ever gotten their hands on it. But after more than seven decades… » 3/10/14 11:59am 3/10/14 11:59am

Did China Rip Off the Apache Helicopter?

With fully integrated avionics, weapons, and communications systems, the AH-64D Apache is one of the most successful and deadly aerial assault platforms America's ever fielded, and the technology that powers it is a closely held secret. Imagine, then, the DoD's surprise when these images of what appears to be an intact … » 10/15/13 10:14am 10/15/13 10:14am

U.S. Military Is Losing Patience With Civilian Rule, General Warns

In yesterday's Washington Post, retired United States Army major general Robert H. Scales offered a startling and revealing assessment of the military's mindset as the country contemplates war against Syria: » 9/07/13 3:27pm 9/07/13 3:27pm

The Southern Waters Feeling Cold Again As Russia Deploys Nuke Subs

The specter of our Cold Wars Past is heating up again with news coming out of Russia today that President Vladimir Putin planning to deploy nuclear ballistic missile submarines to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union. Hope everybody remembers how to Duck and Cover. » 6/01/13 11:09am 6/01/13 11:09am

Watch A Syrian Rebel Plant A Grenade Inside A Tank And Blow It Up

You don't hear about it enough in Western news outlets, but the civil war in Syria continues to rage on, with some 6,000 people being killed in March alone. It's not uncommon for the rebels to post videos of their attacks on Bashar Al Assad's forces, like this one, which apparently shows them blowing up a tank with a… » 4/03/13 12:00pm 4/03/13 12:00pm

12 Tanks Made from Things That Probably Shouldn't Be Used to Make Tanks

Guns? Who needs guns when you've got the buisness end of a Mig jet engine mounted on your tank's turret? That'll show those land mines who's boss. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the oddest armored vehicles to ever grace the battlefield.

Looking for more absurd armor? Check out these 12 pink tanks, some » 12/30/11 2:30pm 12/30/11 2:30pm