The Cougar 4×4 MRAP is part of a family of armored vehicles designed for the U.S. Military; MRAP stands for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected and means that the Cougar is designed to survive attacks and ambushes from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). MRAPs were introduced as a result of the increasing number of U.S. soldier deaths in Iraq caused by IEDs, with the goal of minimizing the number of soldiers that were dying. To date, the Cougar is used […]
The Comet Tank was a tank of British origin that was designed by Leyland Motors Ltd. in 1943 and used by both the British and the Irish toward the end of World War II (WWII), from 1944 – 1958; it was also used during the Korean war. 1,186 of these tanks were built to provide greater anti-tank support than its predecessors; as a result the Comet tank was armed with a 77mm HV which made it one of a few […]
The BvS 10 is an All Terrain Armored Vehicle that was designed for the British Royal Marines; it is actually two tracked vehicles linked together by a steering mechanism. Originally the BvS 10 was called VIKING or referred to as the All Terrain Vehicle (protected) or ATV (P). This vehicle was the product of a collaborative effort by Hägglunds Vehicle AB – and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). Extensive testing was carried out on the BvS 10 from 2001-2004 […]
The Cougar 6×6 is a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored fighting vehicle. It was specifically made, as its name implies, to resist anti-vehicle mines as well as improvised munitions and small arms weapons. It is currently manufactured by Force Protection Inc., manufacturers of specialty mine protection vehicles. The design even incorporates dual air conditioning to keep heavily dressed troops cool in 100 degree weather. It has been used in the Iraq war as well as the war in Afghanistan. […]
The Cromwell tank, also known as the Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M) is a cruiser tank that originated in the United Kingdom. It was manufactured by Nuffield Organization for use by the British army during the Second World War. It comfortable carries 5 crew members (driver, co-driver, commander, loader and a gunner and come equipped with the Ordnance QF 75 mm, ( OQF 75 mm) British tank-gun and of the Second World War 2 x 7.92 mm Besa machine […]
Formally known as the FV 4201 Chieftain, the Chieftain tank was the reigning MBT (main battle tank) for the United Kingdom throughout the late 1960s to the 1970s and a revolution in armored vehicles. Prototypes were built from as early as 1956 by Leyland and the design gained approval in the early 1960s. The tank was officially introduced in 1966.
A member of the Centurion tank line that became dominant at the end of World War II, kt was the pioneer […]
The Challenger 1 served as the British Army’s main battle tank or MBT between 1984 and the mid 1990s. Also called the British FV4030/4, the model was replaced by the Challenger 2 and was the second of three Challenger vehicles, the first being the A30 Challenger which was designed for the Second World War.
First named ‘Cheviot’, the tank was originally supposed to be an improvement to the Chieftain line of tanks and was preceded by the FV4030/1, FV4030/2 and FV4030/3. […]
The Challenger 2 is military vehicle currently being used by the British Army and the Royal Army of Oman. In use since 1998 the vehicle, which ranks as an advanced MBT or main battle tank in both armies, was manufactured between 1993 and 2002 under a contract with BAE Systems Land and Armaments formally known as Vickers Defence Systems.
A total number of 446 were built during the time. The British Army acquired 368 between 1998 and 2002 amassing […]
The M35 is a medium military truck which was produced by the South Korean enterprise REO, Kaiser, AM General, Kia in 1949 and began its services in 1951 by the United States armed forces and subsequently utilized by various other nations around the world. The M35 weighed 13,030lbs, 7 meters in length, 2.8 meters in height and can carry 5000 pounds across country or 10,000 pounds.
These cargo trucks are 10 tire configuration models as opposed to its predecessors the […]
What is the m274 mule
The m274 mule was developed in 1957 to be used as a U.S military carrier. This vehicle was used by members of the US Army, Marine Corps and sometimes the Air Force, Navy and the Seabees. Items carried on the m274 mule were infantry ammunition, light cargo, military personnel and weapons. These weapons which the m274 mules were equipped with often included 106mm recoilless rifles, M2HB.50 Caliber machine guns and M60 7.62 mm NATO […]