Category: MILITARY VEHICLES

An air balloon and gunfire is not something you’d usually want to mix together, but the Union Army certainly did so with respectable results during…

Puff The Magic Dragon wasn’t just a popular song by Peter Paul & Mary in the 1960s but was also the nickname for the Douglas…

Have you ever wondered what the Foo Fighter’s band name actually means? For such a famous band, the answer is surprisingly mysterious. Created by former…

Despite strategic bombing being an iconic symbol of the Second World War, Germany, nor any other European country for that matter, holds the title for…

Virtually all militaries around the world today field some type of tank, or a variation of one for certain tasks. No matter what vehicle this…

By today’s standards, a submarine from 1918 is rather basic, but even for a submarine of the time, using sails as a means of propulsion…

The M50 Ontos Thing - Popular in Vietnam

In the early 1950s, the US was on the hunt for a lightweight air-transportable tank destroyer. Similar attempts were made during WWII, but limitations in…

Saint-Chamond driving down the street + the tank on the battlefield

Tank warfare was introduced during the First World War. The British began development in 1915, and when the war broke out, more countries began to…

airless tire tested by Army at Yuma Proving Ground

When new equipment needs testing to see if it is fit for use with the U.S. Army, it is sent to the U.S. Army Yuma…

The Final Countdown Still

The 1980 naval action flick The Final Countdown received only average reviews at best upon its release. On the surface, it looks like a standard…

Grumman F4F Wildcat

Not every aircraft that sounds great on paper actually proves to be great in practice. There are far more proposed aircraft designs than there are…

A-10 Warthog

The US Air Force is preparing to conduct take-offs and landings from US highways for the first time in decades. The aircraft involved are the…