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Humvee maker AM General reportedly for sale, with interest from FCA, GM

Defense contractor could go for more than $2 billion

Defense contractor could go for more than $2 billion

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Army sergeant found guilty in dropping Humvees from a plane

A court-martial jury says he intentionally cut the parachute straps

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.

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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.

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Roy Lunn, celebrated engineer behind the Le Mans-winning Ford GT40, dies at 92

Father of the modern SUV, honored in the Automotive Hall of Fame

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Humvees are now exported to China by Bob Lutz and Henrik Fisker's company

VLF Automotive will build the Hummer H1 copy in Michigan.

It won't sell to US customers, though.

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UPDATE: That military truck carrying a Trump flag belongs to a Navy SEAL team

New information has come to light about the nature of this convoy.

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Watch the Air Force drop Humvees out the back of a plane

The footage, especially the first-person stuff, is amazing.

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.

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US Army loses three Humvees in botched airdrop exercise

The only casualties were the vehicles (and the egos of some parachute riggers).

The only casualties were the vehicles (and the egos of some parachute riggers).

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Humvee replacement delayed due to courtroom drama

Army, Marines push back initial operational capability for JLTV due to Lockheed Martin protest.

Oshkosh Defense was forced to idle its work on the JLTV, the vehicle replacing the Humvee, creating a domino effect that's now impacting troops.

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Lockheed Martin JLTV injunction request dismissed

Federal court decision marks latest JLTV win for supplier Oshkosh.

Oshkosh can get back to work on the JLTV after a Court of Federal Claims judge dismissed Lockheed's request for a preliminary injunction.

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Lockheed Martin sues over Pentagon's tactical vehicle decision

Lockheed Martin has escalated its opposition to the Pentagon's JLTV decision to a federal claims court.

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Lockheed Martin protests Army's decision on Humvee replacement

AM General Takes The High Road

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.

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Oshkosh JLTV to cost less than $399,000 fully loaded

AM General, Lockheed Martin To Likely Contest Decision

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.

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US Army selects Oshkosh to build Humvee successor

Oshkosh Defense has officially been awarded the contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the US military's replacement for the venerable Humvee.

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Army's first surplus Humvee auction brings in $744,000

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.

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Russian military commissions bizarre off-road troop carrier

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.

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The best military photos of the week: September 5

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.

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This forgotten Chrysler was its bid for Humvee contract

Today, the Humvee might be as associated with the dead automotive brand from General Motors as it is with the hard-working truck that has long served as one of the backbone vehicles of America's military. But Autoline host John McElroy is showing off a practically unknown part of the model's story by digging out some old photos from his personal archive.

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Lockheed Martin has a unique opportunity with Humvee replacement

Sometime in 2015, the Pentagon will choose the successor to the venerable Humvee. But for now, the competition is still going, with battle-tested ground vehicle manufacturers like Oshkosh and AM General preparing for a "production readiness review" courtesy of the governmental decision makers come August. While Oshkosh and AM might be the big names in the contest to choose America's next top fighting vehicle, formally known as the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, there is another competitor that's

Driven To Work
US Army Humvee driver [w/video]

What It Takes To Drive The Army's Favorite Mule

Driven To Work is a new Autoblog series exploring the vehicles that do the work of the world and telling the stories of the people who operate them.

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