5 Tips for Good Show Sales

It all comes down to common sense by John Adams-Graf, editor, MVM This is the age of “customer service.” Don’t like your hamburger? Post a bad review on Facebook. Didn’t like the look of your new Nikes when you put … More »

Wondering if it can be restored?

You Can Do It! If you are considering whether or not to restore a historic military vehicle, you are not alone. Utilizing resources that include the advertisers in this magazine, thousands of people have successfully completed their projects. So don’t … More »

Analyzing M1 Helmets

More Virginia National Guard discoveries by Alexander F. Barnes and Major Brendan L. Barclay In the May 2017 edition of Military Trader, we shared our initial analysis of the M1917A1 helmets that the Virginia National Guard recently recovered. In this … More »

Why I Restore Jeeps

It’s not just because they are “chick magnets” by J. Carl Laney As a preacher and seminary professor, I spend most of my workday in my office preparing sermons and Bible lectures. I love my work and the opportunity it … More »

Silk in Service

By Chris William Popular soldier souvenirs for more than 100 years Throughout the years, countless US soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines left their families and friends to travel across the globe in order to insure the freedom of their country. … More »

More V-Hulls for Strykers

The US Army is awarding a contract modification to General Dynamics in support of its Stryker vehicles. The modification provides for the upgrade of Stryker flat-bottom vehicles to the double V-hull configuration and is valued at $258 million. The 8×8 wheeled Stryker armored … More »

Army Contracts for 473 More Bradleys

The US Army has contracted  BAE Systems Land & Armaments to support its Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs). The $347 million fixed-price-incentive-fee contract calls for the production of up to 473 Bradley M2A4s and M7A4s (BFIST, a type of vehicle the Army has specifically … More »