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Chevy Silverado ZH2 concept is a gnarly military fuel-cell truck

More than 400 miles of range, and it can generate water

More than 400 miles of range, and it can generate water.

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Uber is working with the U.S. Army, and other flying-car details

Reveals aircraft designs and passenger cost

Uber Technologies said on Tuesday it would work with the U.S. Army to advance research on a novel, quiet aircraft rotor technology that could be used in future flying cars, or military aircraft. Uber also revealed passenger costs for its air taxi service.

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Army shows future of combat robots in live fire demo

It included a Humvee with an automated machine gun targeting system.

Robots do the dirty work.

Oldest living American WWII vet is a confirmed Ford man

And yes, he still drives.

At 110-years-old, Richard Overton is the oldest living United States Army veteran in the world. Born in Bastrop County, TX, in 1906, Overton served as a combat engineer in the South Pacific with the 1887th Engineer Aviation Battalion. Today, Overton resides in Austin where he lives independently in the house he built in 1945.

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U.S. Army Flies Quadcopter | Autoblog Minute

U.S. Army Research Lab successfully demoed it's JTARV electric quadcopter. Has potential to provide fast and autonomous relief for soldiers on the battlefield.

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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.

US Army's 'Phaser' could fry entire drone swarms in a volley

It fires microwaves from a satellite dish. Sorry for the letdown, Star Trek fans.

Directed-energy weapons and drone swarms are the future of warfare. Watch the Army use one to effectively and quickly kill the other.

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Jay Leno gifts wounded warrior a Fiat 124 Spider Abarth

Spc. Stephanie Morris gets a reward after her life-changing service.

Leno's support of American troops continues, and this time, it involves a spicy Japanese-Italian convertible.

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Army Stryker gets 30-mm cannon in remote-controlled turret

Extra firepower brings parity with Russian BMPs.

The Stryker is getting more firepower, and it's safer for crews, too, after General Dynamics replaced the manned, unarmored turret.

GM, US Army team up for hydrogen-powered Chevy Colorado

The hydrogen fuel cell provides juice for a portable power unit while another system harnesses the ZH2's water emissions to provide a drink for thirsty troops.

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Greek pilot and gunner survive spectacular AH-64 Apache crash

The incident occurred during a training exercise.

The AH-64 flipped head over heels after plunging towards the water. It's not clear what went wrong ahead of the accident, but the result is one less attack chopper in the Greek Army.

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Watch the 100-year evolution of tank warfare

Tanks have changed a lot since 1916's Battle of the Somme

Tank warfare was born 100 years ago, and despite its humble – and slow origins – it's evolved into one of the most iconic pieces of military tech on the planet.

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The Army's autonomous golf carts will transport wounded soldiers and improve driverless combat

The carts will be fully autonomous by late 2017 or early 2018.

Combat-wounded soldiers won't miss doctor's appointments and the Army learns more about driverless vehicles.

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Ford M151A2 MUTT is an uncommon vintage military off-roader

For $12,000, this may be the thinking man's Jeep alternative.

For sale in Washington State, this nearly 45-year-old Ford M151A2 MUTT was a military mainstay from its debut in the early 1959 to its retirement in 1999.

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The best images from RIMPAC 2016

One of the world's biggest military exercises guarantees some good photos.

We perused thousands of images and gathered a few of our very favorites from this year's Rim of the Pacific exercises off the coast of Hawaii.

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Army pushing for more deadly scout vehicles

The service demo'd a pair of vehicles with 30-mm cannons on the roof.

The cancellation of a new recon vehicle last month is pushing a high-ranking Army official to remind the service of the need for specialized vehicles.

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US Army to test autonomous vehicle tech on Michigan roads

Uncle Sam is taking baby steps compared to full-scale automakers.

The Army's four-unit convoy will operate on I-69 and use short-range communications to transmit data between vehicles and a series of road-side sensors.

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RoBattle is a modular, autonomous combat robot

Its manufacturer can swap in parts its customers need.

So, how many steps are we from Skynet now?

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Five soldiers dead, four missing after Army truck overturns in Texas floods

The 2.5-ton Light Medium Tactical Vehicle was conducting convoy training at Fort Hood, TX.

Base commanders were in the process of closing all of the base's low-water crossings when heavy floodwaters on "a normal dirt road" overturned the truck.

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