Did you know that Chrysler built more than 25 percent of America’s tanks during World War II? And in addition to tanks and trucks too, it even helped arm the Allied Powers’ mighty warships. You can learn more about the Chrysler “Arsenal of Democracy” in this new film.
Police in Germany have uncovered a 45-ton tank, a torpedo, and other illegal weaponry dating back to WWII in the cellar of a villa in Heikendorf.
There’s something inherently timeless about watching a very moveable object get smushed by an unstoppable force.
Ever since the first armored vehicles crawled across the tortured battlescapes of World War I, tanks have become an indelible fixture of land warfare. Many tank-on-tank engagements have occurred over the years, some more significant — and epic — than others. Here are 10 you need to know about.
DARPA's Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GSV-T) program is an effort to revolutionize tank design. To that end, the advanced concepts research wing is considering designs that focus less on armor and more on mobility and speed. This wild concept video should give you a good idea of what the U.S. military is striving to…
Need an armored vehicle to roll through the hordes of undead but can't get access to a military tank? Take some inspiration from these homemade tanks, with the guns and plating you'll need at the end of the world.http://io9.com/5987519/the-mo...
If pro-Russian forces in Ukraine are going to be successful in redrawing the map of Europe, they're going to need some heavy equipment — like this 1943-vintage Soviet tank. Watch — or rather listen — as they try to get this relic going.
Swords may be driven into ploughshares when they've finished their fighting, but tanks are often left to rust, in graveyards of military vehicles or on the battlefields where they fell.
In 1936, Hugo Gernsback proposed a terrifying new war machine meant to be more efficient than any that had come before it. He called it the "flame tank." And while the thing looks absolutely horrifying in every way (those appear to be dozens of people being burned alive by the tank's flame guns), the stated goal of…
Tanks are a crucial part of any land force in battle, and every military dreams of coming up with the ultimate invincible vehicle, complete with incredible firepower. But some militaries dream bigger than others. From winged tanks and DiY armored cars, to tanks studded with flamethrowers, here are some of the most…
In the environs of the southwestern Siberian city of Omsk, you can find decommissioned Soviet tanks welded shut and dotting children's playgrounds. Behold the most hardcore playground accoutrements this side of splinter-covered monkey bars.
From Afghanistan to Eritrea and Kuwait to Laos, many regions play host to these mechanical reminders of war: huge cemeteries filled with decaying tanks, witnessing the slow destruction of machines that have outlived their own destructive purposes.
What's you're seeing above is a a CV90 light tank outfitted with BAE Systems' ADAPTIV, a form of camouflage that can be used to trick heat-sensing technology. According to its designers, ADAPTIV can render the tank entirely invisible to thermal sensors or make it look like an automobile...or even a bovine.
What do you get when you cross an oil tanker with a chopper? How about tank with a racecar or a taxi? You might end up with cartoonist Stan Mott's surreal illustrations of imaginary vehicles.
As the current Middle East conflict continues on, futuristic military systems might be further away because of a new enemy: congressional budgets.
This awesome model of a starfighter, complete with a helpful little refueling probe-bot, is one of the models available at The Museum of the Improbable.
Since late last year, the Japanese military has been working on projects aimed at "realizing" Gundam, the mobile armor suit that is both combat exoskeleton and A.I. in several popular anime and manga series. Just yesterday, the Defense Ministry of Techinical Research and Development Institute in Japan rolled out…