Machinery & Gear | War History

Wreckage of WWII-Era Douglas SBD Dauntless Discovered In Pacific 80 Years After It Went Missing

Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless in flight

In the jungle of Papua New Guinea, a relic from the Second World War has been discovered. The artifact, a downed Douglas SBD Dauntless, went…

Phantom: The Innovative and Unique Self-Propelled Concrete Tank Vessel

AI rendering of Phantom at sea

Phantom was the prototype of a self-propelled concrete tank vessel, designed by Vladimir Yourkevich and F.B. Woodworth. A unique concept developed to potentially protect against…

The Tank Museum Teams Up With William Cook Defence to Send Tank Tracks to Ukraine

T72 driving through a field

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom has teamed up with William Cook Defence to reverse engineer Soviet-era tank tracks for deployment to Ukraine. The…

British Royal Navy Claps Back At Claims Branch Will Have to Sell Off HMS Prince of Wales (R09)

HMS Prince of Wales (R09) anchored off the coast of Hampshire

The British Royal Navy is clapping back at media reports that the cash-strapped military branch might sell the HMS Prince of Wales (R09). The Queen…

Unexploded World War II-Era Bomb Found In British Woman’s Garden

Military vehicle parked in the middle of a street

Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate after a father working in his daughter’s garden in Plymouth uncovered a bomb dating back to World War…

The Tragic Last Stand of the HMS Hood Against Germany’s Prized Battleship Bismarck

HMS Hood (51) at sea, with another ship in the distance

The HMS Hood (51), nicknamed the “Mighty Hood,” was the pride of the British Royal Navy, embodying the pinnacle of warship design in the early…

Artifact Recovered from American Destroyer Sunk By the Germans During World War I

USS Jacob Jones (DD-61) at sea + Rusty ship bell placed on a wooden deck

Over a century after the USS Jacob Jones (DD-61) was sunk by a German U-boat off the British coast, a bell has been recovered from…

The USS New York (LPD-21) Was Constructed With Steel From the World Trade Center

USS New York (LPD-21) transiting the Mississippi River

The USS New York (LPD-21) is a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock operated by the US Navy. The fifth vessel in her class, she’s served…

Russia Is Getting So Desperate In Its War Against Ukraine That It’s Deployed Obsolete T-55 Tanks

Aerial view of a T-55

As the Russo-Ukrainian War nears the close of its second year, more reports have emerged regarding the equipment being used by Russian troops. Russia has…

Bomb Squad Called After Military-Grade Rocket Found In Washington Residence

Police officer standing with a Douglas AIR-2 Genie

The bomb squad was called in when police in Bellevue, Washington were told about an unexpected piece of military equipment in a civilian’s residence: a…

New Long-Range Weapon Ready for Deployment In Ukraine – Not Even the US Army Has It Yet

Graphic of a Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) being deployed

It looks like the Ukrainian forces will be getting some new firepower in their fight against the Russians. The Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) is…

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 Scared the West – Until a Defector Exposed Its Secrets

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 taking off

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 “Foxbat” carved its niche in aviation history with a blend of awe and mystery. This iconic aircraft, developed by the Soviet Union,…