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    Drive a Tank adds mobile home crushing
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    We checked driving a tank off our list of 1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die in The List #0433 – or at least our hosts, Jessi and Patrick, did. They performed this feat at the aptly named Drive A Tank company in Kasota, Minnesota. Drive A Tank offers a number of packages that include ...

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    Report: Small town up in arms over armored transport vehicle purchase [w/video]
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    Despite tight budgets at all levels of government, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is still giving local law enforcement agencies military vehicles. According to a report in The Huffington Post, a small town in New Hampshire was set to receive an armored personnel vehicle before ...

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    Video: Chinese military truck shows off its all-terrain chops
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    The Chinese automotive industry is an emerging force. Never mind all the foreign automakers setting up joint ventures in the world's most populous country, or the recognized European marques being gobbled up by Chinese conglomerates. The Chinese domestic brands are also capable of making serious ...

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    Report: Humvee reborn on the battlefield... with a chimney?!
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    The military's High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), better known to most of us as the Humvee, has already served a long and distinguished career in the battlefield, and there have been a number of replacements waiting in the wings to take over where the HMMWV left off. Or, should ...

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    Report: Pentagon report says U.S. pays $400/gal for gas in Afghanistan [w/video]
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    Fed up with the price of gas? We feel your pain. Depending on what state you live in, gas is likely to be found for somewhere between three and four dollars per gallon – and make no mistake, that figure is enough to amount to a sizable chunk of the average American's monthly paycheck. A ...

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    Video: AdSpotting: Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition [w/poll]
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    Company: Chrysler Brand: Jeep Medium: Multimedia Ad Agency: Global Hue Product: Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition Campaign: "Toughest Vehicle in the World." What We Like: Not all of us are video gamers. But there is apparently a big overlap between Jeep Wrangler buyers and ...

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    Infographic: The ins and outs of owning a tank
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    Tanks are a unique form of wheeled transportation. Performance is measured not in terms of speed or quickness, but how much destruction a tank can dish out and absorb in return. Tanks played a huge role in the first and second World Wars, but in our modern age of unmanned drone warfare and ...

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    SEMA: Xtreme Outfitters Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Call of Duty: Black Ops is charitably awesome
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    The standard Jeep Wrangler Call of Duty: MW3 Special Edition is an impressive piece of machinery by any standard, but if you're looking for something with a little more bite, Xtreme Outfitters may have what you're looking for. The company has created a custom Wrangler just for the Army Rangers. ...

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    U.S. military considers replacing Humvee with diesel hybrid L-ATV
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    The battle-tested AM General Hummer is on its way out and it's time to bid farewell to the aging military vet. In the Humvee's place could step the L-ATV. The Wisconsin-built Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle is built by Oshkosh Defense. Powered by a diesel-electric hybrid powertrain, ...

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    Video: Jeremy Clarkson reviews M12 FAV Warthog from Halo... sort of
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    We're convinced that Forza Motorsport is out to take over the universe. With the racing simulator's only real competitor, Gran Turismo, sucking wind, the title is kicking in teeth and taking what it wants. An example, you ask? Not only will Forza 4 feature the M12 FAV Warthog from Halo, the ...

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    Video: Proof the National Guard will do anything to save you in a flood
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    The Army National Guard serves an important role in disaster relief. When called upon, members of the service leave their families at a moment's notice, pack up and head into the thick of the worst that mother nature has to offer. In the case of the recent flooding in New York, New Jersey and ...

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    Video: FPS Russia takes an armored troop carrier through a drive thru
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    Internet and YouTube phenom FPS Russia – no, he's not really Russian and yes, his accent, though amusing, is fake – tends to go a little bit overboard at times. He loves guns and blowing things up, and the bigger the boom it makes, the better. So, when it came time to take a little ...

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    Australian Outback cripples fleet of Mercedes G-Wagens during PR event
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    We've got to hand it to Mercedes-Benz. The Australian arm of the German automaker was so convinced that its iconic G-Wagen is one of the world's most capable off-road vehicles, it decided to stage a demonstration run that would have seven of its boxy SUVs traveling from Halls Creek in Western ...

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    Video: Mayor attacks bike-lane blocker with armored personnel carrier
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    A word of advice: The next time you're cruising the streets of Vilnius, Lithuania in your luxury ride and are suddenly beset by the urge for a cup of kvass and/or a slice of honey cake, don't just pull over and leave your vehicle illegally parked in a bike lane. Seriously. Mayor Arturas Zuokas ...

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    Video: Local Motors builds XC2V Flypmode prototype for DARPA
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    Typically when the Pentagon puts out a tender for a new contract, it goes to to established defense contractors. Not so with the new XC2V FlypMode combat vehicle. This time, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) crowd-sourced the project, meaning that it opened up the contract to ...

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    GM extends May military discounts to spouses and retirees
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    In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, General Motors is expanding the GM military discount to include spouses and retirees. The discounts, which range between $500 and $4,000, will be valid for the month of May to the spouses and retirees of the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, National ...

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    Local Motors announces Flypmode concept wins DARPA XC2V competition
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    Local Motors is all about reaching out to the crowd and sourcing the best ideas as a team. It did just that in a new design contest, in which readers were tasked with developing a vehicle for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) XC2V Challenge. That stands for Experimental ...

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    Barrett-Jackson auctioning Pontiac ambulance that served as JFK hearse
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    1963 Pontiac Bonneville JFK ambulance – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Few ambulances have ever been as well-known as the Pontiac that transported the remains of the late President John F. Kennedy after his assassination. And now it's going up for auction. The 1963 Pontiac ...

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    Soviet vehicles stage in Mississippi?
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    When old Soviet-bloc vehicles started showing up in Mississippi, mutterings about overthrow plots and secret roads began to spread. Were all these trucks being staged as part of an advance effort? The truth turned out to be far more mundane, but also ironically symbolic of the ignominious end to ...

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    British defense contractor designs Batmobile for military
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    It seems that Hollywood may be on to something after all. According to Hisham Awad, Future Protected Vehicles project leader for British defense contractor BAE Systems, the Raider unmanned skirmisher was inspired by the Batmobile, or, more specifically, the Tumbler from the two most recent Batman ...

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