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US Army To Test New Helluva Way To Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles

US Army To Test New Helluva Way To Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles

The US Army — which has already been testing robotic squad vehicles such as the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) and semi-autonomous targeting systems such as the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS) — says it will conduct live-fire testing of a new Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) built on M113…

The ‘Funnies’ Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies On D-Day

The ‘Funnies’ Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies On D-Day

Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the beach. Thousands of American, British, and Canadian troops, many simple riflemen, were hurled against beach defences occupying German troops had spent years perfecting. One…