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One tank to rule them all

Join our host Jonathon Buckley as he checks out the epic Ripsaw tank, recently featured in The Fate Of The Furious.

Howe and Howe Technologies created a non street legal luxury tank for consumers.

Because simply adding more static armor just isn't an option.

The Army wants tank operators to be able to remotely shuffle armor around their tank in response to threats.

Mad Max goes to war in Iraq.

There's armor for protection, guns and rocket launchers for attack, and flat black paint for psychological warfare.

Toting a machine gun and a rocket launcher, this small drone means business.

Video, originally posted by The Baghdad Post, shows Alrobot in action, zipping across desert scrub and firing its cannon.

Not surprisingly, FCA has a different view on the stunt.

An Australian couple held an event where they crushed their unreliable and frustrating Dodge Journey with a retired army tank.

The US Marine Corps and Army are getting serious about protecting their tanks from missile attacks.

The Omsktransmash JMP can fight fires anywhere, even an explosives factory.

A Russian company has joined parts of Soviet-era armor to create a monstrous firefighting tank designed to battle conflagrations in armories and arsenals.

Answer: tank tracks.

A Russian man (of course he's Russian) has fitted full-size tank treads to a Lada Riva. It is awesome.

The unmanned vehicle is equal parts hoverboard and tank.

Some US Marines had a good ole time in the name of training, drifting their 60-plus-ton M1A1 Abrams tank along icy stretches of rural Norway.

The Palestinian group Hamas proudly displayed a captured and rebuilt Israeli tank on social media yesterday, but the 'tank' was quickly exposed as a car.

Things went very wrong during the International Tank Biathlon when a Russian-built T-72 got a bit too gnarly while drifting, completing almost a complete flip.

An 18-year-old student driver in Germany got the shock of a lifetime when her Toyota was crushed by a British tank. While the car was destroyed, she wasn't seriously injured.

BAE Systems has borrowed a page from Formula 1, adding active damping to its CV90 tank and improving its speed over rough terrain by up to 40 percent.

The Ripsaw EV2 is the utterly wonderful combination of a supercar and a tank. And it can drift, too.

Members of a political blog drove a tank through London, to deliver a million-signature petition in support of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson to the BBC headquarters.

DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, are kind of like the black mages of the US Department of Defense, coming up with the most cutting edge, and consequently, most classified projects for this great nation of ours. While there are a number of things it probably isn't talking about, the secretive service is discussing the future of armored warfare.

In the auto industry, lightweight vehicles are all the craze. Ford is building an aluminum F-150, carbon fiber is steadily becoming more common and lightweight, high-strength steel is incorporated in even the most affordable of vehicles. The military is not immune to this trend, according to a new report from Military.com, which claims the US Army is targeting a 40-percent weight reduction in its armored vehicles.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most charismatic guys around. He could take a ridiculous movie like Commando and turn it into an action classic with his sheer force of will. Despite being in semi-retirement, Schwarzenegger appears to be having more fun than ever. His latest stunt is raffling off a chance to hang out with him for a day for charity and crush stuff in his tank. To make things even cooler, the star is proving what the heavy vehicle can do by running a variety of objects over in

Quebec may not be the first place that comes to mind when it comes to building motorized vehicles, particularly in comparison to its neighboring province of Ontario. But French Canada has given us some rather interesting modes of transportation, from the Bombardier Ski-Doo and Can-Am Spyder to the Campagna T-Rex and Magnum MK5. But this latest invention, well, we're not quite sure what to call it.

We have all seen the team-building exercise where people fall backward and trust other team members to catch them. The Dutch military has its own version, where a Leopard tank barrels towards a group at full speed and everyone hopes it stops in time. It's like a your average brake test, but with a 68.7-ton tank in place of a car and human life on the line.

Sometimes you meet folks who, when they tell you "Hey, I have an idea," your reflex response is to stop what you're doing and tell yourself, "Get ready...." We imagine Mike Niemans is one of those folks, and the idea in question is putting a tank engine on a Type 1 Volkswagen Beetle. Not just any old tank engine – as if there were such a thing when we're talking about putting them in cars – but a 668-cubic-inch, 220-horsepower radial engine built by Continental in 1941 and procured f

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