Hawaii Introduces HMV Registration Bill

Legislation (S.B. 2849) to allow owners of former military vehicles the opportunity to register their vehicles as special interest vehicles was introduced. S.B. 2849 allows former military vehicles to be registered as special interest vehicles. The bill is currently in … More »

Turkish Leopards Face Resistance

Germany has come under pressure to cancel a contract with Turkey to upgrade its German-built Leopard II tanks, following the commencement of an offensive by Turkey into northern Syria against the Kurdish YPG. Dubbed Operation Olive Branch, the offensive into … More »

Virginia Bill to Title HMMWVs as Roadworthy

DON’T DELAY!  Contact your Virginia representatives and urge them to support H.B. 899 Virginia legislation (H.B. 899) was introduced to allow qualifying military vehicles to be registered and operated on public roadways as “antiques” rather than just for “off-road use only.” … More »

JLTVS orders and M1A1 upgrades

  The U.S. Army recently awarded contracts affecting its fleet of fighting vehicles. Oshkosh Defense LLC, was awarded a $100,132,959 modification (P00082) to contract W56HZV-15-C-0095 for 258 joint light tactical vehicles and 1,727 kits. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, … More »

Russian ‘Death Train’ delayed

Russian media reports that the Russian government has paused its development of a rail-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), affectionately known as the “Death Train.” While the rail-based system has already completed several successful tests, funding to complete development was redirected … More »

Diesels for Achzarit

Diesel Engineering Inc. will provide engines and transmission kits for Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Achzarit heavy armored personnel carriers (APC). Valued at $10.4 million, the US Navy contract includes one option, which if exercised, would potentially raise the overall total of the contract to … More »