I’m not sure just how closely you’re tracking the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) research into making new, more potent and capable ground vehicles, but they’ve been working like very secretive and dangerous little beavers and coming up with some pretty remarkable things. Like a whole new take on…
I live about five miles down the road from the oldest U.S. Army proving ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground. Located in Harford County, Maryland, the base is where the Army developed quite a few of the vehicles and weapons deployed in every war of the 20th and 21st centuries. It’s the U.S. Army’s Nürburgring for tanks and…
After seeing the celebration of France’s military at last year’s a Bastille Day celebration, President Donald Trump decided that he wanted a big parade for America’s armed forces. While the move was panned as being logistically difficult and expensive, we now know there’s one thing this parade won’t have: tanks.
“We’ve been working for 20 years now with different...kind of elements of government personnel,” former two-wheel drive national rally champion Wyatt Knox explains, “that I’ve signed a lot of things and I would disappear if I told you who they were.”
Ever since the U.S. military started pawning its ratty old Humvees off on the public through surplus auctions, people have been wondering how good they really are as off-road toys. I mean, we already know they’re suboptimal for city traffic. Anyway, here’s a peek at how to make one of these metal monsters sing.
On Tuesday morning (local time), North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan, an intermediate range ballistic missile known as a Hwasong-12, the same type the country threatened to fire at Guam earlier this month. Air raid sirens and emergency broadcasts blared from speakers across Japanese cities warning that a…
What appeared to be an armored military convoy flying a Donald Trump campaign flag stirred controversy in Louisville this week, leading many to wonder whether the vehicle belonged to the National Guard, the U.S. military or was a decommissioned vehicle owned by area enthusiasts. Now the military says it belonged to a…
June 15th, 2016 is considered Jeep’s 75th anniversary because on this day in 1941, the first official order was placed for the Willys-Overland military buggy we would come to recognize as a “jeep.” In honor of that, check out this amazing album of Wranglers and their forerunners!
I want to believe this story for many reasons: first, it’s a jumping car. A French jumping car from before WWI. Second, this was sent to me by Jeff Lane, the man behind my favorite motor museum. And third, it’s a French jumping car. I think I believe the story; I’m just not sure I think it’s actually true. Get me?
Serving in the military is no picnic for anyone (even for our nations’ elite Outdoor Dining Corps) but it can be especially difficult for women, who still have to deal with jackasses that just can’t wrap their brains around the idea of a woman soldier. A grocery store parking lot effectively demonstrated these…
The U.S. military has been talking about “stealth motorcycles” for years. As of this month, two tech outfits have what seem to be viable prototypes that will both be funded for another revision.
Want to see some of America’s weapons arsenal all lined up from smallest to largest? Watch this cool two-minute clip, which covers everything from a 1.25-inch bullet to 1000-plus foot aircraft carriers.
The New Jersey State Police has confirmed that at least one military vehicle has rolled over and landed on its roof on the Brunswick Turnpike in South Brunswick this afternoon. The road is closed and a rescue helicopter has transported one person with serious injuries to a hospital.
This summer, the U.S. army is taking its next steps towards instituting autonomous military vehicles by dispatching a convoy of self-driving trucks on a highway in Michigan to test vehicle-to-infrastructure technology, Automotive News reports. That’s right: huge, self-driving trucks will be driving on public roads.
The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China have reportedly selected their next official off-road SUV; the Yongshi Warrior. These have actually been around for years, but have just been green-lit for official military duty.
Harley-Davidson has always had a special relationship with the military, and they’re taking that one step farther by offering to teach every active-duty, retired, reservists, and veteran members for the entirety of 2016. Bravo.
What’s your car good for; 130 MPH? Maybe 150? Whatever, it’s pretty much all the same until you clear 1,000 and for $185,000, this fifty-year-old slab of Soviet metal will get you to the speed of sound. I mean as soon as you figure out how to fly it.