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The panzers sweeping 500 miles deep into Russia left a trail of broken-down tanks. The Russian roads, few in number and poor in quality, had devoured perhaps 40 percent of the German truck fleet. That left railroads as the supply arteries on the Eastern Front, yet Russian railroad tracks were wider than ...
The unique Kugelpanzer, or "ball tank", was built in Germany and at some point shipped over to Japanese-occupied China. The sole prototype was then captured by the Russian army in 1945 during its invasion of Manchuria. Plated in 5 millimeters of steel, the Kugelpanzer rolled on massive rollers 1.5 ...

This is the fourth story in the nine-part series -- Buried: Contamination, confusion in a Beaufort military community. In the 1950s, more than a thousand tanks filled with heating oil were buried underneath Laurel Bay, a Marine housing community in Beaufort County. Decades passed by, and those tanks ...
The Eastern Front during World War II brought the enduring image of tanks bogged down in seas of thick, sticky mud. While it might come as a surprise, the twice-annual Russian mud is still a major military problem. So, Russia has developed a road-laying truck for its engineering troops called the KVD, ...
The Israeli military said it intercepted a rocket launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip late Monday, a few hours after Israel bombed Hamas military positions in retaliation for rocket fire earlier in the evening. The military said in a statement that the Iron Dome missile defense system shot down a rocket fired at ...
DENVER -- It quite possibly could be the best Christmas gift, ever. military vehicle collector Ross Morgan thinks so, "this is a 1943 ford M4 A3 E9 Sherman tank." It was the tank, according to General George S Patton, that won the war for the allies during World War II. Russ Morgan's Sherman tank is up for ...
On November 15, as tanks rolled into Harare, Zimbabwean military spokesman Major General Sibusiso Moyo addressed the nation. Dressed in camouflage, Moyo reassured Zimbabweans that the army's actions were not a coup, even though President Robert Mugabe was under house arrest, state media ...
Before the Allied invasion of Normandy in World War II, the American and British armies constructed armies of dummy tanks and landing craft in the south of England to confuse the German high command of their intent. Imagine a Sherman tank in the form of a bouncy castle -- ridiculous up close but ...
"This is in part due to Russia's experience in Ukraine leading to an increased perception that ground forces may be needed in future conflicts, but mostly the result of new armored vehicle and tank designs being ready for serial production," Gorenburg wrote in a new PONARS Policy Memo. "T-90 and T-14 ...
Zimbabwe's military sent tanks into the streets overnight on Nov. 14, taking control of the state broadcaster and announcing that Robert Mugabe ...
The military has thrown tanks, fighting vehicles, fighter-jets, warships and helicopter gunships along with tens of thousands of security forces in ...
Armed men in military fatigues block access to the government buildings in Eastern Ukraine's rebel-held Lugansk, Wednesday. (ALEKSEY ...
The tension between the two countries escalated further in May when the Venezuelan government complained about Colombian military tanks ...
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko convened an emergency meeting of the Military Office of the National Security and Defense Council in ...
U.S. Army soldiers shoot the Javelin, an anti-tank weapon, at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, on July 28, 2016. (U.S. army photo by ...

THE Battle of Cambrai was a massive tank-led assault by the British ... first instance of a military manoeuvre centred around the use of tanks.
Are you in Zimbabwe? We want to hear how the current situation is affecting you. Contact CNN via WhatsApp at +1 347 322 0415. Please do ...
Dramatic images have been shared by people in Zimbabwe of tanks and military vehicles near the country's capital Harare. Eyewitnesses said ...
A new video produced by Boko Haram showing insurgents maneuvering tanks seized from the Nigerian military and graphic images of troops ...
Two decades ago, the U.S. Army phased out its last light tank. Now the Pentagon has decided its infantry could use some lightweight armored ...
A FEARLESS tourist visiting North Korea gave two fingers to Kim Jong-un's tanks in what may well be the world's most dangerous selfie.
Russia's military has a new armed robot tank that outperformed manned vehicles in recent exercises, Colonel Oleg Pomazuev told the Russian ...
Russia has boosted its arsenal of tanks and armored vehicles by more ... Russia's tank army is already extensive, numbering over 20,000 units ...
Old-school tactics include: decoys such as dummy tanks as used by the Serbian military during the NATO air campaign in Kosovo in 1999; ...
HONORING OUR veterans: Legault finds himself in the military .... He and his men waited on their tanks with 5,000 soldiers in the port city of ...
Under normal circumstances it would have been a question of moving in the tanks and the whole thing is over, but we don't want that to happen ...
But will it happen? Dave Majumdar Other potential technologies might dispense with chemical propellants for the cannon. Railgun and lasers ...
Damascus, Syria (1:10 P.M.) - Spoils of war are stacking up for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in eastern Syria after government forces ...
To reach the Ashland, visitors board a vessel called a Landing Craft Utility, or LCU. This open air ship can ferry tanks, bulldozers or hundreds of ...
Recently, the U.S. Army has been putting forth a requirement for a new lightweight armored combat vehicle [3], under the project name of ...
The army is now seeking to finesse a careful and combat relevant ... and other combat areas less accessible to existing 70-ton Abrams tanks.
The U.S. Army is rushing ahead with its project to develop a new light tank to give infantry brigades extra firepower, especially against a ...
As the news of the use of tanks by the invading Chinese army against Indian posts was received, the Army asked for the airlifting of six AMX-13 ...
army and industry weapons developers have begun work on an advanced next-generation Abrams tank specifically engineered with new ...
This year, Cartier celebrates 100 years of the Tank. Still fine, ever ... By 1916, the British military tank was on the battlefield. A year later, the ...
The Iraqi military's Joint Operations Command accused the peshmerga of targeting the tank with a wire-guided MILAN anti-tank missile ...
Whether the M-1 Abrams is the best tank in the world depends on who you ... When it comes to lethal weapons, the U.S. Army has no shortage.
Gates's brainchild was a civilian police unit that was given special training and military weaponry, and was intended to be used in high-speed ...
peshmerga deny using MILAN anti-tank system against Iraqi forces ... MILAN anti-tank system when defending against a military offensive by ...
An Iraqi soldier stands atop an Abrams M1A1 tank while another jumps to the ground at the joint Iraqi-American military base of Basmaya on ...
The electric vehicle movement is not limited to cars, planes and flying cars. In a few years, tanks will be electric too. "In 10 years, some of our ...
An Iraqi soldier stands atop an Abrams M1A1 tank while another jumps to the ground at the joint Iraqi-American military base of Basmaya on ...
Can you imagine a whole brigade of all-electric Abrams tanks powered by ... He expects that the military's adoption of the technology will be a ...
Even though the first batch of 28 VT-4 Chinese tanks, which arrived this month, are being hailed as the Thai army's most modern model, their ...
"With 70% of the Ground Force positioned south of the Pyongyang-Wonsan line, North Korea is maintaining a military posture capable of ...
A so-called active protection system--defense tech that can shoot down threats to tanks and other armored vehicles--will equip a brigade of ...
The US Army just got a new tank with the ability to fire deadlier "smart" rounds from its powerful, 120-millimeter-diameter main cannon. The new ...
The U.S. Army just got a new tank. But you wouldn't know it from the way the ground-combat branch describes the vehicle. On Oct. 4, 2017, the ...


 

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