M75 Armored Personnel Carrier

by David Doyle A ‘box design’ for safe troop transport By the end of WWII, the U.S. military was looking for a fully enclosed, tracked, armored personnel carrier to replace the half-tracks then in service. The first, the M44 (T16) … More »

An ‘Auto-Evolution’ in warfare

The Great War saw the face of armed conflict change forever as weapons technology increased and breakthroughs were needed to punch through the static trench warfare. The traditional force multiplier and queen of the battlefield –horse-mounted cavalry –  had been … More »

U.S. armor returns to Europe

US Army M1 main battle tanks and support equipment began arriving in Europe on January 8th as part of a nine-month rotation of a US Armored Brigade. The lead elements of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), 4th Infantry … More »