Hindsight is 20-20

The best time to buy a relic is when you see it! by Harold Ratzburg One of the disadvantages of being an old geezer is that you can look back over the years to see all the mistakes you made, … More »

New Skin for Armored Vehicles?

Jane’s Defense reports that German defense contractor IBD Deisenroth Engineering (IBD) has disclosed development of a new active armor solution designed to protect main battle tanks and medium to heavy armored fighting platforms against tandem warhead threats. Modern anti-tank weapons often have … 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 »

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 »

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 »