The Obama administration wants to enlarge the U.S. military presence in eastern and central Europe next year by stockpiling heavy weapons, armored vehicles and other military equipment across the region, a substantial expansion of U.S. efforts to counter a resurgent Russia. The proposed $3.4-billion...
In Rainbow Six Siege, you’re never completely safe. Case in point: in this GIF by uhmsay, an enemy is hunkered down with the (reviled by many) riot shield and heavy armor in a difficult-to-breach room. And yet, their death is still swift and brutal. The lesson? When in doubt, reinforce the floor. Read more...
A slow, unreliable but extremely impressive-looking armored vehicle.
Plastic Iron Man figures are all well and good, but its hard to maintain the illusion of metal armor when your toy is light as a feather. Weighing in at four pounds, Comicave’s Iron Man Mark XXXVIII Igor figure is pretty heavy metal. Read more...
International movie superstar Idris Elba made the unlikely appearance in Rainbow Six Siege's television ad. Total shocker right there. But the accomplished actor isn't there to don heavy armor and wield a big gun, he's there to tell you that it's your job to do so.Click To Continue Reading
Heavily armored police surrounded Pullman hotel in Paris, Reuters reports, citing local witnesses.
Before: M109 & M992(click to view full) The USA’s 155mm M109 self-propelled howitzers (SPH) were first introduced in 1962, as a form of armored mobile artillery that could stand up to the massed fire tactics of Soviet heavy artillery and rockets. They and their companion M992 Armored Ammunition Resupply Vehicles (AARV) have been rebuilt and […]
Israel’s Tank Production Authority is producing its first prototype of Eitan, an eight-wheel-drive armored fighting vehicle designed to weigh nearly half as much as the new Namer heavy carriers.The locally developed Eitan — Hebrew for...Show More Summary
The mighty Iowa Class Battleships are known for their heavy armor, yet their bank vault-like conning towers were possibly the most blatant example of how over-engineered these vessels were so that they could take a brutal beating and keep on fighting. Read more...
Shooting a cannon from mid-air – it’s not something you see every day among the world’s heavy armor. But Russia’s T-90 tank, with its 125mm smoothbore gun, rocked an arms exhibition in Nizhny Tagil in the Ural mountains earlier this month with just such a manoeuvre.
No less than 15 Russian An-124 Condor cargo flights have landed in Syria in recent days. This is in addition to a steady stream of Russian cargo ships arriving at Syrian shores, some of which dropped off T-90 main battle tanks, artillery pieces and dozens of armored personnel carriers. Read more...
Russia’s tracked vehicle manufacturer UralVagonzavod is preparing to unveil a heavy armored wheeled vehicle, which is being as eagerly awaited as Russia’s all-new Armata tank.
This new PC mod for "Grand Theft Auto V" calls in the heavy artillery, setting Iron Man's Hulkbuster armor loose on Los Santos.
There aren't enough mech games out there. I mean sure, I grew up with Mechwarrior, G-Nome, Armored Core, and Heavy Gear, among countless others over the years, but it's still not enough. It's never enough. While Galak-Z does have some issues, it does manage to keep the dream mostly alive. Read more...
Heavy armor in action.
Heavy Armor might be the perfect Kinect game, or at least, the most honest, because it reveals how interesting life can be when technology gets in your way. Green-lighted way back when Kinect was known as Project Natal, the game posits...Show More Summary
Russia is modernizing its 2S12 Sani 120 mm heavy mortar for use on new generation of tanks and armored vehicles.
DRAMA! Bryce Stirlen, CEO of Ares Armor sent out an email newsletter announcing that he had fired the founder of the company Dimitri Karras. Stirlen wrote … It is with heavy hearts in Ares Armor Inc. that we announce the forced termination of Founder Dimitri Karras for breach of duty as an employee of this firm. Show More Summary
Just when some military experts thought tanks were buried in the back of the last century, it appears that following the unveiling of Russia’s much-anticipated T-14 Armata main battle tank (MBT) now all of a sudden heavy armored vehicles are back in fashion, Vice News reported.
Russian troops and armored vehicles are once again amassing on the Ukrainian border, as evidence for makeshift Russian bases, cross border shelling and Russian aggression in Ukraine continues to grow. Since Ukraine's pro-European reform...Show More Summary