Category: MILITARY VEHICLES

USS Gerald R. Ford Shock trials

The U.S. Navy is preparing its newest and most expensive aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), for battle. It recently completed a…

Daniel Abbott poses by a 26-foot-long Buffalo tank which has been extracted from the earth in Crowland, Lincolnshire, where it has been buried for 74 years since it was brought into the village to help during heavy floods in March 1947

A WWII armored vehicle has been uncovered near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, after spending 74 years buried underground. The vehicle is a WWII LVT-4 Buffalo, also known…

A challenger tank in the field.

An £800 million contract has been signed that will see the delivery of 148 new Challenger 3 main battle tanks (MBTs). These new vehicles are…

P-39s in flight

A substantial portion of combat during WWII occurred in the skies, as countries developed their aerospace technology. That included the United States, which developed more…

Test pilots lovingly examine a model of the scuttled Avro Arrow

The Avro Arrow is a frustrating and tragic story about a world-class aircraft that was simply too ambitious for the nation that undertook the challenge…

As with every extreme machine list, equipment designed for the military ranks high up in comparison to civilian equipment that often has much less demanding…

The USCG National Security Cutter BERTHOLF beside a portrait of Elizabeth Smith Friedman

Mississippi shipbuilder Ingalls Shipbuilding has begun work on a new Legend-class cutter for the Coast Guard. This new National Security cutter (NSC) is named after…

The 5th Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (5-4 ADA), 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, is the first unit in the Army to receive the Mobile Short Range Air Defense (M-SHORAD) system.

Lasers, a technology that has been the focus of sci-fi gadgetry for years, should soon be making its way into the hands of troops in…

The Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) leads a formation during U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Unmanned Systems Integrated Battle Problem

The biggest research and development effort in the U.S. Navy is hypersonic missiles — weapons with projectiles that move faster than the speed of sound.…

split image of the Robinses and the boat

Gemma and Simon Robins of Wrexham bought a boat on eBay in January. Not just any boat, but the ML 1392 Medusa, which took part…

History’s most famous and arguably most important air battle was the Battle of Britain, where the outnumbered RAF fought against a formidable enemy attempting to…

This short video takes you on a detailed tour of the He 111 CASA 2.111, an aircraft based on the German Heinkel He 111 that…