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Bulletproof Tesla is the fastest armored car in the world

It's not twice as heavy as a regular Model S. Continue reading Bulletproof Tesla is the fastest armored car in the world Bulletproof Tesla is the fastest armored car in the world originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:05:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Why America’s Next Tank Might Not Even Be a ‘Tank’

Danny Lam Security, North America Dispensing with the heavy cannon, munitions and turret alone removes about twenty tonnes from a modern main battle tank. The idea of armored fighting vehicles dates from before da Vinci and is the latest iteration of the mounted heavy Cavalry and war elephants. Show More Summary

Graphene-based armor could stop bullets by becoming harder than diamonds

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

While bullet-proof body armor does tend to be thick and heavy, that may no longer be the case if research being conducted at The City University of New York bears fruit. Led by Prof. Elisa Riedo, scientists there have determined that...Show More Summary

Sledlegs: shinguards that you can turn into toboggan sleds by dropping to your knees and shoving off

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Ever find yourself coming home from an attack-dog training session in heavy armored shinguards and come across a snowy hill and muse, man, if only my shinguards were a leeeetle optimized, I could drop to my knees and slide down that bad boy! (more…)

Thor: Ragnarok – Rachel Topaz On Improv With Jeff Goldblum & Wearing Heavy Armor

While the Thor: Ragnarok cast is packed to the brim with fantastic leading actors, there are plenty of other amazing actors cast in secondary roles. Living legend Jeff Goldblum is one such actors, as is Rachel House, a Taika Waititi alum who worked on such films as Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Disney’s Moana. Her role this time […]

Nazi Germany's Tiger Tank: Hitler's Wonder Weapon or Paper Tiger?

Michael Peck Security, A legend or a myth?  Heavy tanks like the King Tiger proved a dead end. After 1945, nations switched to building main battle tanks that had sufficient firepower and armor to breach enemy defenses, like heavy tanks,...Show More Summary

The Spike Missile: Has Israel Developed the Ultimate Weapon to Kill Tanks?

Charlie Gao Security, Middle East Maybe. On October 6, 1973, over eight hundred tanks from three mechanized infantry divisions poured over the Israeli border into the Golan Heights. The sheer mass of armor inflicted heavy casualtiesShow More Summary

The U.S. Army Had a Plan to Create the Ultimate Weapon: Floating Tanks

Joseph Trevithick History, Europe There was once a hope that heavy armored vehicles would spearhead amphibious assaults. One idea they proposed was divisions of floating tanks that could drive right up to the beach, fight alongside the infantry and quickly knock out any forts or other big targets. Amphibious assaults are the domain of the U.S. Show More Summary

Despite heavy armor, new dinosaur used camouflage to hide from predators

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on August 3 have named a new genus and species of armored dinosaur. The post Despite heavy armor, new dinosaur used camouflage to hide from predators appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Despite heavy armor, new dinosaur used camouflage to hide from predators

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on August 3 have named a new genus and species of armored dinosaur. The 110-million-year-old Borealopelta markmitchelli discovered in Alberta, Canada, on view at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, belongs to the nodosaur family. Show More Summary

Kingdom Come: Deliverance's Hard Medieval Living

For instance, Deliverance has such a heavy focus on realism that equipping heavy armor means you’re a walking tank, but you can barely see a thing.

Hard Plates… How to Wear Them With Kit Badger

Body armor has saved a lot of lives – but its arguable that it has taken a few too. By being heavy, it reduces the mobility of the combatant, which in today’s mobile combat, can be detrimental to health almost as much as a bullet. As...Show More Summary

Pokemon Duel - balance patch available tomorrow

Pokémon Duel - Balance Patch (available tomorrow) Aggron - Move Counter changed to Heavy Slam - The move Metal Claw changed to Roar - The move Iron Tail's damage increased from 90 to 120 Armaldo - Ability changed from Battle Armor to...Show More Summary

"The Cretaceous Serengetti" --An Astounding Twenty-One Species of Dinosaur Fossils Discovered Down Under (WATCH Today's "Galaxy" Stream)

More than 100 million years ago, on a muddy stretch of land that is now Australia, nearly two-dozen species of dinosaur once roamed. There were duck-billed ornithopods, which left long, three-toed tracks in their wake. Heavy armored dinosaurs pressed large,...        

U.S. troops deploy in Bulgaria as Mattis meets NATO in Brussels

SOFIA (Reuters) - U.S. troops deployed in Bulgaria on Wednesday and armored vehicles and heavy equipment are to arrive by the end of the week under a planned NATO operation to support its Eastern European allies, the Bulgarian defense ministry said.

The Russian Army's Super Weapon: Beware the T-15 Heavy Infantry Fighting Vehicle

Dave Majumdar Security, Asia It packs quite a punch.  Though the focus is often on the T-14 main battle tank version of Russia’s new Armata series of armored vehicles, the T-15 heavy infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) is in many ways aShow More Summary

They Can Kill: The U.S. Marines Corps' 5 Deadliest Super Weapons

Dave Majumdar Security, Tanks and more.  While the Marine Corps prides itself on being a strategically mobile medium-weight force, there are times when it needs the brute force of heavy armor. That brute force is provided by the General Dynamics M1A1 Abrams. Show More Summary

The U.S. Navy's Biggest 'What-If': Could Super Battleships Make the Ultimate Comeback?

Robert Farley Security, President Trump might want to think this one over.  Big ships with heavy armor are unlikely to solve the A2/AD dilemma. However, big ships with effective systems of defense components, combined with a large number...Show More Summary

US Tanks, Heavy Equipment to Flow into Europe Next Week

The arrival of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division is an effort to support Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Riot police fill streets as Egypt braces for austerity protests

CAIRO (Reuters) - Riot police and armored vehicles filled the otherwise empty streets of central Cairo early on Friday as security forces built up a heavy presence in anticipation of popular protests over deteriorating economic conditions.

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