Defense contractor could go for more than $2 billion
A former U.S. Army sergeant has been found guilty of intentionally destroying three Humvees lost during a training exercise in which they were dropped from a cargo plane in Germany. The Humvees can be seen in the video above plunging to the ground after their parachute straps were severed.
Father of the modern SUV, honored in the Automotive Hall of Fame
It won't sell to US customers, though.
New information has come to light about the nature of this convoy.
Footage from a US Air Force drop at Fort Bragg, NC has emerged showing the loading and far more dramatic unloading of Humvees from a C-17 Globemaster.
Yes, replacements for the venerable HMMWV are rolling into the armed forces, but the Humvee is still one of America's primary military vehicles.
Remember when the parachutes failed on those US Army Humvees being paradropped during an exercise? No? OK, you gotta watch this.
The only casualties were the vehicles (and the egos of some parachute riggers).
Lockheed Martin has escalated its opposition to the Pentagon's JLTV decision to a federal claims court.
Lockheed Martin will protest Uncle Sam's decision to choose the Oshkosh entry to the JLTV competition, which is kind of exactly what we expected.
According to Army officials, the new Oshkosh JLTV should cost less than $399,000 per vehicle, a figure that includes a full complement of battle equipment.
The first public auction of surplus US Army Humvees has came and went, and to call it a rousing success would be a major understatement. Auctioneers IronPlanet Inc., unloaded 25 trucks on behalf of the Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency.
If the original Red Dawn had been a futuristic war thriller rather than being set in 1984, we imagine the invading Soviet forces would have been tooling about in something like this unnamed ZIL truck.
This week's group of military photos covers the gamut (as usual). All four major service branches are covered, with some particularly good shots of the Navy and Air Force doing their thing, while the Army and Marines provide an up close look at their hardware and capabilities.