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 »

Making Tracks

When the rubber doesn’t meet the pavement… by David C. Williams What do you do if you get a flat tire? Change it, of course. But what if you don’t have a spare? Well, if you live in the U.S., … More »

British Mark V* Bicycle

Some real “pedal power” by Jeff Rowsam When the two-wheeled bicycle (as we know it today) became popular before WWI, most major world armies found military applications for this new transportation mode. Today, however, visitors to historic military events tend … More »