Skip to main content

military

  • 0
    Official: GM expands military discount
    1352649660

    Today is Veteran's Day, and General Motors is marking this year's holiday with an expansion of its Military Discount Program. Formerly available to active duty and retired service members, reservists and spouses, but as of now any veteran can take advantage of the program up to a year after his ...

  • 0
    Need an armored transport? Have we got an auction for you
    1351454580

    The Dean V. Kruse Foundation is hard at work scrounging up cash to pay off some serious debt, and that work has led the organization to auction off more than half of the vehicles contained in the National Military History Center collection. If you're looking for World War II-era armor, consider ...

  • 0
    Report: AM General to offer civilian Humvee kit car
    1343947860

    For anyone feeling nostalgic about the passing of the Hummer brand, or the actual wartime vehicle that inspired it, now is your chance to own a version of the original HMMWV, albeit without an engine. After a 12-year hiatus from the civilian vehicle market, AM General is reportedly set to offer ...

  • 0
    Report: Feds vote to continue military advertising in NASCAR
    1342980180

    Shortly after the Army National Guard halted sponsorship of Stewart-Haas Racing, which fields teams for Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to allow the military to continue using funds to advertise in sports, including NASCAR. Reps. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., and ...

  • 0
    Auctions: 1959 Vespa ACMA is the ultimate road-rage vehicle
    1336566480

    If you've never laid eyes on a Vespa ACMA, allow us to introduce you. Manufactured for use in World War II, the scooter came equipped with a small cannon designed to launch rocket-propelled grenades. Soldiers found an advantageous firing position, deployed stabilizers, plucked a grenade from a ...

  • 0
    Report: Army trying to figure out what to do with 20,000 mine-resistant trucks
    1335987000

    The venerable HMMWV served the United States military as the go-to vehicle for 25 solid years. Before that, various militarized Jeep models had been pressed into service since 1941, when the army first identified the need for a lightweight, all-terrain vehicle capable of carrying a few troops and ...

  • 0
    Study: Returning U.S. soldiers have trouble with road rules at home
    1335715380

    Life can be tough for U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Post traumatic stress disorder must make everyday tasks hell to deal with. Not the least of which is re-adjusting to American road rules. In Iraq, the goal of the morning commute is to reach the destination alive. The more ...

  • 0
    Video: Watch a vintage Lamborghini Cheetah SUV promo
    1335657660

    Lamborghini was in the off-road business before the cult classic LM002, cooperating with MTI on a military vehicle concept dubbed Cheetah in the mid-seventies that it hoped to sell to the U.S. armed forces. The 4,500-pound, fiberglass-bodied troop carrier used a 5.9-liter, 180-horsepower Chrysler ...

  • 0
    Video: Sand Flea robot goes where your R/C car can't
    1333497660

    Your nitro-fueled R/C racer may look all badass and be really fast, but it's got its limitations. Namely, walls. The Sand Flea robot shown above, developed by Boston Dynamics, won't win any races or beauty contests, but it laughs at walls. More precisely, it just leaps over them. The little bot, ...

  • 0
    Video: Chinese military truck shows off its all-terrain chops
    1323565260

    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 ...

  • 0
    Report: Pentagon report says U.S. pays $400/gal for gas in Afghanistan [w/video]
    1323196140

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Proof the National Guard will do anything to save you in a flood
    1314748680

    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 ...

  • 0
    Video: Pagani Zonda Tricolore pays homage to Italian "Blue Angels"
    1284336060

    Pagani Zonda Frecce Tricolore – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Italy's equivalent of America's Blue Angels is called the Frecce Tricolori, or Tricolor Arrows. Otherwise known by its official name, the 313th Gruppo Addestramento Acrobatico, the aerobatic team celebrates its 50th ...

  • 0
    Next Defender expected in 2014 but Land Rover suffering from lack of focus?
    1283459460

    Land Rover Fire and Ice Defenders – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Land Rover seems to be having some trouble figuring out how to go about putting its plan for the successor to the Defender throne into motion. According to Autocar, the company knows what attributes the vehicle ...

  • 0
    Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept ready to blitz the front
    1278440760

    Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Planning on invading something? Ze Germans have a bit of experience to impart, and it comes in its latest form as the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV 6.X Concept. Unveiled at the Eurosatory defense exposition in ...

  • 0
    Goodyear rolling out multicolor NASCAR tires to support our troops
    1278106740

    Goodyear Support Our Troop NASCAR tires – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's the Fourth of July weekend, kids. Emergency rooms all across the country are preparing for a myriad of alcohol, barbecue and fireworks related injuries, and coolers everywhere are stocked with the least ...

  • 0
    Happy Memorial Day from Autoblog
    1275323280

    Tribute 2010 Chevrolet Camaro – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's easy to forget that while we spend day-in and day-out banging on QWERTYs and chasing our tails as automotive rumors get confirmed, then denied, then confirmed again, that there are men and women all over the world ...

  • 0
    Humvee orders about to end, have you met the MRAP?
    1269466020

    United States Army HMMWV (Humvee) – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We never really thought of the HMMWV (aka the Humvee) as a military vehicle with a "flat bottom, low weight, low ground clearance and aluminum body," but to American soldiers using the heavily-armored machines as ...

  • 0
    Video: Mr. Unstoppable Force, this is Mr. Immovable Object
    1268947680

    What happens when an unstoppable force encounters an immovable object? – Click above to see the video after the jump
    We recently received the email below from a friend and felt like we had to share. We really think you'll like this one.
    How many times have you wondered how strong those ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2010: Even civil servants appreciate a nice ride
    1265925480

    Work vehicles at Chicago Auto Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to one of Chicago's most famous poets, Carl Sandburg, it's the City of the Broad Shoulders. There has been some debate about exactly what he meant by that, but we'd like to think it has something to do ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle