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Bloomberg: Ukraine Fortifies Russian Border as Death Toll Climbs. Ukraine’s government said it’s deploying heavy weaponry and armored vehicles to strengthen its border with Russia and halt an influx of fighters after skirmishes with separatists claimed another dozen lives. Show More Summary

Here’s One Guy You Won’t Hear Complaining About Body Armor

Lots of soldiers complain about their body armor.  And it is indeed uncomfortable, and rather heavy. Still:  I don’t think you’ll ever hear SGT Timothy Gilboe, ME ARNG, complain about it.  Why not?  Read this article from the Army Times to find out. Three additional comments: Cojones muy grande, SGT Gilboe.  Kudos. Kudos to you, […]

Towing A Tank Out Of The Mud Looks Like A 42-Ton Pain In The Ass

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

You wouldn't think a T55AM2 battle tank could get bogged in a crop field, but it looks like some British blokes at an unspecified Tank School managed to pull it off. The recovery effort took two more armored vehicles, a heavy truck, an excavator and probably about 1,000 gallons of fuel. Read more...

Previewing What the Cleveland Browns Will Be Looking for at the Scouting Combine

It’s that time of year again. Time for prospects to throw on some Under Armor and see how fast they can run in a straight line for NFL teams. This year, however, the Cleveland Browns have tons of ammo and a chance to make some heavyShow More Summary

Ranger and Fencer Gameplay

Take a look at the Ranger and Fencer classes in Earth Defense Force 2025. The ranger is the original EDF soldier with decent armor and mobility. The Fencer is a heavy class that can use melee weapons.

iPad Air heavy case showdown: Griffin Survivor vs. OtterBox Defender

7 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Both of these armored cases are polycarbonate clamshell, silicone rubber-wrapped monsters designed to take a beating for your iPad Air or iPad mini. But which one reigns supreme?

Elder Scrolls Online shows off heavy armor styles

In The Elder Scrolls Online, the aesthetics of armor and weapons that you find are determined not only by the item's stats and materials but by the race that designed it. ZeniMax Online today showed off three variations on heavy armor...Show More Summary

Bonus Amazon Deal of the Day: 75% Off OtterBox Armor Series Waterproof Cases for iPhone 5 – $24.95

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has some OtterBox Armor Series Waterproof Cases for iPhone 5 for just $24.95. That’s 75% off the cases’ regular list price of $99.95. Designed with heavy use and occasional abuse in mind, the Armor Series is a beyond-rugged case intended to enable mobile technology use in […]

Resourceful Rogues: What the Vikings Did for You

Equipped with crushing boats, heavy armor and gruesome weaponry, the Vikings were a serious force to be reckoned with.

The Elder Scrolls Online taunts us with heavy armor designs

Stop me if you've heard this one: A Redguard, a Wood Elf, and a Dark Elf walk into a bar, all wearing badass platmail armor. There's no punchline because hello, badass platemail armor. ZeniMax Online thinks you'll want to see its new...Show More Summary

Knights in Armor Have Sword Battle in Bumper Cars

10 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Bumper car-mounted knights battle one another in this video shot earlier in August at Bloodstock, a heavy metal music festival in the UK. The fighters were at the festival for a full contact medieval combat tournament. video by Mark Annable via, Have You Seen This?!

One Man Flash Mob

Predator Press The guard completed a complex-seeming series of transactions with a set of keys, and the heavy doors slid back open; the armored elevator seemed to have moved at all, but the dungeon-like quality of the new floor was immediate...Show More Summary

Tigr Armored SUVs Roar Down Muddy Road

Skorpion, Tigr, Mustang and UAZ SUVs, and KAMAZ and Ural trucks overcame obstacles at a muddy training ground after heavy rain in Bronnitsy near Moscow. Watch this video of the tests in the run-up to Military Driver Day.

More Troops to Jordan

The SECDEF has apparently ordered the deployment of 200 additional US troops to Jordan.  The troops will come from the HQ of the 1st Armored Division, and will apparently be heavy on communications and intelligence support personnel. The reason given by a Pentagon spokesman for the deployment of additional forces is to (1) assist the [...]

Iron Man 3 Mark 17 'Heartbreaker' and Mark 38 'Igor' Armor

These two suits are designed specifically for artillery and heavy lifting in director Shane Black's upcoming superhero sequel. [...]

Iron Man 3 Reveals Mark XVII and XXXVIII Armors

Following yesterday's reveal of the Mark XXXIII and Mark XL armors, Iron Man 3 's official Facebook page has revealed the look of the Mark XVII, a "Artillery Level RT Suit" dubbed "Heartbreaker" and the Mark XXXVIII, a "Heavy Lifting Suit" called "Igor". Show More Summary

The Elder Scrolls Online celebrates 1M Facebook likes with new armor concept art and videos

Zenimax Online and Bethesda Softworks were feeling generous on this Valentine's Day by giving us a bit of a peek at some concept designs for heavy armor in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls Online MMO. The armor concept shows offShow More Summary

Martial arts

When a society gets out of hand, a government can try to "marshal" its forces to settle things. But the news article said that "streams of pedestrians and heavy commuter traffic have replaced Mexican soldiers and armored military vehicles that helped enforce marshal law 18 months ago." That may sound right, but it's not. The word wanted there is "martial."...

Massively Exclusive: Neverwinter's Great Weapon Fighter class revealed

Neverwinter's Great Weapon Fighter isn't to be trifled with. It's not just the mouthful of a name that strikes fear in the hearts of enemies far and wide. Oh no, it's also the medium to heavy armor and the ginormous two-hander that requires...Show More Summary

World War II: Admiral Graf Spee Scuttled

December 17, 1939 - The German heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee (right) is scuttled following the Battle of the River Plate.  A Deutschland-class panzerschiffe (armored ship), Admiral Graf Spee was named for VAdm. Maximilian von SpeeShow More Summary

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