Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV)

Lockheed Martin, the US aerospace and defense company, released a video of their newest ground vehicle called the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). The vehicle has been created in order to fulfill a bid for the United States Marine Corps to replace the ageing High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle...

Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) or Iveco Superav 8×8 APC

The Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) or amphibious armored personnel carrier made its first 12 day tests with BAE Systems saying that the vehicle has surpassed all expectations and more. The vehicle has been created in mind for the United States Marine Corps and will serve as a medium weight personnel...

Cougar (PPV)

The Cougar is a vehicle procured originally for the US Army in attempts for an improved patrol vehicle (MRAP) which could handle high explosive blasts from IED’s, mines and small arms fire. The vehicle has a V-shaped hull, which means blasts are deflected away from the vehicle. The vehicle was produced...

Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV-7A1)

The AAV-7A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle is a fully-tracked vehicle (Built by U.S. Combat Systems, now BAE systems) which has a primary purpose for amphibious assault landings. The vehicle was first introduced as the LVT-7 in 1972 to whereby upgrades and life extension programmes began the work on later...

M1A2 Abrams tank (MBT)

The ABRAMS tank (M1A2) is currently in operational usage by the United States of America and is the US’ main battle tank. Usage of this tank consists of four crewman being driver, commander, loader and gunner. It’s currently being used by the United States, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Egypt....

Bradley Fighting Vehicle (M2: IFV)

The M2 Bradley is a tracked infantry fighting vehicle which has a crew total of 3, being the commander, driver and gunner. The Bradley first entered service in 1981 and was named after the general in World War 2; General Omar Bradley.  BAE Systems is the manufacturer of this vehicle in today’s...

Stryker (Vehicle)

The Stryker is a vehicle which entered service in 2002 and was serving active combat in Iraq and is now serving active combat in Afghanistan. The design derives from the Canadian LAV III. It is an 8×8 wheeled vehicle which means that it does best on road rather than rough terrain. Variations There are...
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