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AddOshkosh J-ATV makes its case as a 14,000-pound Humvee successor

Among the many, many big-ticket items under consideration by the United States military, one of the single most important is finding a replacement for the venerable Humvee. The iconic off-roader was designed to fight the Soviet Union and has struggled on today's IED-littered battlefields. That's where the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program comes into play.

AddIn Detail: EAA AirVenture

The Experimental Aircraft Association began sixty years ago as a flying club. "Because the planes we flew were modified or built from scratch, they were required to display an 'expirimental' placard where it could be seen on the door or cockpit," explains founder Paul Poberezny on the association's website. From that small group of individuals, the EAA has now grown to over 175,000 members and 1,000 branches internationally.

28Is this the world's first flying car drive-in?

Once upon a time ice cream was delivered in trucks to happy buyers. Then the people drove to the ice cream shop with curbside service. But back in those wonder years, the dream was that one day we'd zip over to the soda fountain in flying cars.

AddOshkosh Light Concept Vehicle competes in Baja 1000 [w/video]

Oshkosh Extreme Racing Light Concept Vehicle (LCV) – Click above for high-res image gallery, follow the jump for video

20Oshkosh Light Concept Vehicle competes in Baja 1000

Oshkosh Extreme Racing Light Concept Vehicle (LCV) – Click above for high-res image gallery, follow the jump for video

49Report: Jack Roush in serious but stable condition after (second) plane crash [w/ video]

Jack Roush crash lands – Click above to watch video after the jump

55U.S. Army to give long-serving Humvee honorable discharge?

United States Army HMMWV (Humvee) - Click above for high-res image gallery

30Ford shows off AV-X10 'Dearborn Doll' Mustang built for EAA Gathering of Eagles

2010 Ford Mustang AV-X10 "Dearborn Doll" one-off - Click above for image gallery

31One-off Ford Mustang AV8R to be auctioned for charity

Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Mustang AV8R

AddArmy and Marines testing eight-wheel heavy weight hybrid

Click on above image to see high resolution shots of the HEMTT A3.

AddOshkosk Using Copper Motor Rotor Technology For Military

Oshkosh is using motors with die-cast copper rotors in its ProPulse series hybrid drive system, which is used in the Army's heavy cargo-hauling HEMTT (Heavy Expandable Mobility Technical Truck). Motors using this technology cost less to manufacture, last longer, operate more efficiently, and save weight compared to alternatives used in defence systems as they're between five to ten percent lighter and three to seven percent smaller. The rotors were developed by the Copper Development Association

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