US moves two warships towards Libya

The US has moved two warships, the USS Laboon and the USS McFaul to the coast of Libya. Both warships are equipped with deadly accurate Tomahawk missiles, however it is moreover thought that the destroyers will only be used in the event that an evacuation is required or if the insertion of a special...

FV107 Scimitar

The FV107 Scimitar, known as an armored reconnaissance vehicle has been in service for the United Kingdom since 1971, it is almost the same size as a WMIK Land rover and can transverse well over rough terrain as it is a tracked vehicle. The small beast is powered by a Jaguar 6 cylinder petrol /  Cummins BTA...

Video of the T-90 tank

The Russian T-90 main battle tank. The latest in the Russian T-series operated by the Russian army. Related Posts:Video of the K2 tankPictures & Video of the J-20Happy new year from TaiwanHerman Cain clueless on LibyaNorth Korean musicians; play in honor of Kim Jong-ilBritish soldiers firing...

Swedish Leopard 2 tank drifting on ice!

This is a video of a Swedish Leopard 2 tank drifting on ice. Weighing in at nearly 63 tonnes, this armored vehicle is one mean monster. Related Posts:Video of the Leopard 2A4Video of the K2 tankVideo of the T-90 tankInfra-red defeatedStryker (Vehicle)The best tank in the...

100,000 Syrians flee in August

According to the United Nations 100,000 Syrians have fled Syria in the month of August. How many have fled Syria in total from the start? The conflict which had started in March 2011 until now has caused up to 230,000 Syrians to flee into neighboring countries. These countries they are fleeing to are...

Notifications through e-mail

We have introduced a new way of receiving notifications through e-mail. If you don’t enjoy receiving updates on all articles, you can simply receive updates on specific articles. If an update occurs on an article, you can follow the updates, as you’ll be updated when an update is made. In...

What if: Nuclear weapons scenario

Recently, I read an article on USATODAY stating that Iran having nuclear weapons should be a “no worries” response. The question that comes up in my head as I read that, is whether I agree with the authors assessment and in some ways I do and in some ways I don’t. But the situation is a...

Website security

Recently, this site was compromised by possibly a group of hackers who tried uploading phishing websites to our FTP ‘s public space. The issue has been fixed and resolved. We have updated (Or, reloaded) the website, so now everything should be safe for viewing when viewing this website. If you also...

Mastiff 2 (AFV)

The “Mastiff 2″ is a variant of the US Cougar (Part of the MRAP series), and is in operational usage by the United Kingdom. It is combat operation in Afghanistan and began service there in 2007, as the Mastiff. Since its original conception as a Cougar MRAP type vehicle, it has been modified in...

The best tank in the world

People in different countries are very competitive when it comes to deciding the best tank in the world. However a poll which we have surveyed since 2008 has shown that the Leopard 2A6 is the peoples most favourite tank out of nearly 600 people who voted; they voted 160 times for the Leopard 2A6 in a poll...

Happy new year from Taiwan

Wishing everyone a happy new year! If you have any personal firework videos, feel free to post them! Here is mine: Related Posts:Pictures & Video of the J-20Video of the T-90 tankVideo of the K2 tankHerman Cain clueless on LibyaNorth Korean musicians; play in honor of Kim Jong-ilBritish...

North Korean musicians; play in honor of Kim Jong-il

To say there is no talent in North Korea would be a lie. Here are some very talented musicians playing a piece in honor of Kim Jong-il. Although a country as backwards, extremely limited in freedom, expression and opinion; they can still produce very good music. Related Posts:Pictures & Video...

US intelligence failures

Recent events where the U.S. intelligence service seems to be screwing up are becoming frequent. Or at least there have been 2 large incidents involving Iran where possible and likely screw ups have occurred. The first recent event which occurred was the capture of the RQ-170 unmanned American spy plane on...

Dear Leader Kim Jong il dies, aged 69

Kim Jong-il has died at the age of 69 over a tenuous battle for his health. From what I’ve read he died of a heart attack and it has been on every or most front-page news websites, and naturally I’m very curious about the situation, or I’m following mostly what is to follow. According to...

The west getting very hostile with Iran

Things are erupting in the middle east and the balance of order is at what some would call a tipping point especially for Israel who take any new information that the chance Iran are building nuclear weapons very seriously. (OpEd: The IAEA suspects Iran is seeking to develop a nuclear weapon) However with...

Herman Cain clueless on Libya

Americans or namely republicans, please do not vote Herman Cain to be the candidate for president for the seat of the republican party. It is clear he knows nothing about foreign policy and would further tarnish your look on the world stage, at an already very tarnished state.   Related...

UK expels Iranian diplomats

Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced the expulsion of Iranian diplomats and the "immediate" closure of the Iranian embassy in London after the British embassy in Tehran was stormed by "protestors". However it must be stated that this was after the UK had imposed sanctions after...

NATO kills 25 Pakistani troops

A raid gone wrong… An engagement with NATO forces occurred on the 26 Nov 2011, it left 25 Pakistani troops dead on their own soil, the incident supposedly looks like a mistaken identity situation however has erupted fury within Pakistan. It again violates Pakistan’s territory/sovereignty and...

British soldiers firing off a Javelin missile

Just came across this very funny video of British soldiers in Afghanistan. However the firing of the missile and what comes out the other end, isn’t exactly what you’d think that would come out. Enjoy. Related Posts:Pictures & Video of the J-20Video of the T-90 tankVideo of the K2...

Video of the Leopard 2A4

Although you may want to turn off your sound when viewing this video, this video contains many shots of the weapons system in action in the Leopard 2A4. This video consists of armored vehicles in the Finnish armed forces. I personally know the video creator who was a tank commander. He has shared many...

Syria the next Libya?

Looking into the situation that has been occurring in Syria it is hard not to make comparisons on the reasons under which NATO had led attacks against Gaddafi forces in Libya. In this case you have a dictatorship who is attacking his own countries citizens to what appeared to have started as peaceful...

Video of the K2 tank

A unique tank, the K2 tank is the most expensive tank in the world. It is currently operated and built specially for the South Korean army to counter any threats from China and North Korea. Related Posts:Video of the T-90 tankPictures & Video of the J-20North Korean musicians; play in honor of...

Stormer (Close Air Defence)

Part of the CVR(T) programme the Stormer is a variation of vehicle which is meant to deal with threats in the air, particularily attack/transport helicopters however can also deal with low flying fast-attack fighters. The anti-air missiles which the Stormer carries is called Starstreak. It has a maximum...

Should Iran be stopped?

Although a signatory of the Non-nuclear Proliferation Treaty, according to Israel, Iran is enriching uranium to be used in a weapon which could potentially reach Israel. There is also a question as to whether Israel also has nuclear weapons, although not a signatory of the Non-nuclear Proliferation Treaty....

Taiwanese military

Just dropping by to say that I have to join the Taiwanese military soon as a conscript seeing as it is a requirement as I recently became Taiwanese. I’ll be detailing my life in the military and if anyone wants any information pertaining to what equipement the Taiwanese use, although likely publicly...

British Army upgrading Warrior IFV

The government has announced an upgrade for the ageing Warrior IFV worth approximately £1bn. First put into service in the late 1980’s the Warrior IFV has proven itself in Kosovo, Iraq and is currently still in active military war conditions in Afghanistan. New Turrets In 2006 BAE Systems trialed new...

Libya then and now…

I posted back in March on my thoughts on NATO intervening in Libya. It seems that my predicaments were almost correct. In the sense that NATO will support opposition in other countries who are strong enough to mount a large enough offensive to remove their own dictators. If we look at what is happening in...

French users are not to be disappointed any more!

We acquire quite a few French users on this website. However they are probably disappointed when they find that in their category section there is only one article which only talks of the Leclerc MBT. In a recent forum post on the community forums of armour.ws, I recently stated that new articles were...

Infra-red defeated

It is technology vs technology. BAE Systems has developed technology or surface material called “Adaptiv” a patented technology “based on sheets of hexagonal ‘pixels'”. What the technology does is allow armoured vehicles such as tanks, APCs or any sort of vehicle be either...

Muammar Gaddafi killed

Muammar Gaddafi dead [10/20/2011] Gaddafi has been confirmed to be dead by several news agency sources and through videos footage. You can find information provided by Aljazeera on their website. After weeks of fighting over Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, he himself has been killed along with the NTC...

Community forums

(http://groundmilitary.com) If you haven’t already noticed we have added a forum to Armour.ws! I have been up all night cleaning up some articles and trying to research on more tanks and heavy armour out there in today’s world and of course previous tanks built. However the forum has been...

Riots in London, no protests

I usually wouldn’t write an article about this, but this has riled me up so much, I felt I needed to post something about this. These riots are happening close to home and they are actually moving closer to where I have a few relatives in the UK. So I felt, out of absence in maintaining this website,...

NOTW closed. News Corp under investigation by the FBI. Resignations ensue.

The headlines are filled with the scandal that took place in the UK. The The News of the World formally closed down on Sunday when News Corporation intervened and Rupert Murdoch ordered the closing of the 168 year old tabloid paper. The last paper to be made by editors of the The News of the World was...

New dawn and new age… so far.

2011 has been quick I feel. We have had issues revolving around the middle-east to its current climax in Libya where several reliable news sources have stated that the French maybe arming Libyan rebels. – However there has been no confirmation by official French sources yet. Just before 2011, in late...

Pres. Obama: US decreasing military in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama has announced to reduce a chunk of the US military presence in Afghanistan. By this year Obama stated in his announcement that 10,000 US troops would return to the US from Afghanistan by the end of 2011. There will also be a gradual decrease throughout the next year to bring the...

Britain and France use attack helicopters over Libya says NATO

NATO¹ has confirmed that British Apaches and French Tiger close air support attack helicopters have been used with success according to the pilots over Libya. This comes at a time where NATO has announced that it will extend its operations in Libya for an extra 90 days under Resolution 1973, enacted to the...

Attack to avenge the death of Osama Bin Laden

After the death of Osama bin Laden, by U.S. special forces under closed eye conditions without the permission of Pakistan’s government, the Pakistani Taliban vowed to avenge to the death of bin Laden. It didn’t take long. Today the BBC reported an explosion which took the lives of 80 people with...

al Qaeda: Osama bin Laden dead & body in US hands

The WhiteHouse and in a press release by President Barack Obama has reported that Osama bin Laden is dead, in a blog post on the WhiteHouse website titled “Osama bin Laden Dead”. During the Bill Clinton years and his office term, Osama bin Laden has been on the FBI most wanted list for terrorist...

Britain sends military advisors to Libya

In an attempt to reorganize the rebels in Libya, Britain is sending in military advisors to give advice to the rebel organization. The British Foreign Office, issued in a statement: “This deployment is fully within the terms of UNSCR 1973 both in respect of civilian protection and its provision...
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