Bovington’s Tiger Day

2 tickets for The ultimate Tiger fan’s experience by Robert J. Johnson “Hey, I just got an email on my mobile phone from Oliver Bidden over at the Tank Museum…there are 100 ‘Premium Experience’ tickets for the 2016 Tiger Day … More »

MV Spotlight: M274 “Mule” 1/2-ton Truck

Widely known as the Mule, this vehicle’s official name was “M274 Truck, Platform, Utility, 1/2 ton.” But its versatile abilities, yet plain appearance certainly made its Mechanical Mule name appropriate. Four different companies produced six different varieties of Mule between … More »

MV Spotlight: M939 Series 5-Ton Truck

Introduced in 1983, the M939 series of 5-ton trucks was essentially a Product Improvement Package upgrade of the M809  series of 5-ton, 6×6 trucks. AM General Corporation built the initial M939s as well as the M939A1s. Beginning in 1989, Bowen-McLaughlin-York … More »

Abrams can hold its own

Lt. Gen. John M. Murray, deputy chief of staff for financial management, recently testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Airland Subcommittee on March 22, 2017, “I think for the very near term, the Abrams is still near the very … More »