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US Army wants movable tank armor

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.

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Texas Armoring chief literally stands behind his product

There are ways to test armor plating. You test the components under laboratory conditions, install them on a vehicle, test them some more, maybe put in some dummies to make sure occupants would be safe from harm under real-world conditions. But the Texas Armoring Corporation and its CEO take a different approach.

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Jeep J8 gets shot up to earn ballistic protection certification

Jeep J8 undergoes ballistic tests – Click above for high-res image gallery

Knox Handroid glove promises to make motorcycle falls safer [w/video]

Knox Handroid movement – Click above to watch video after the jump

Clinton receives first presidential hybrid

President Clinton will be the first U.S. president ever to use a hybrid outfitted for presidential service thanks to Ford, who will be presenting our 42nd president with a Mercury Mariner Hybrid "Presidential Edition" at the Clinton Global Initiative conference later this month in New York City. The Mariner Hybrid has been modified to include LED interior lighting, a 110-volt outlet and a writing table. Everything else on the vehicle, including the hybrid powertrain that delivers 32 mpg in the c