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Shape-Shifting Mini Tank Transforms Into an Infinite Number of Vehicles

Estonian defense company Milrem has developed a seriously cool military robot that is totally modular, so that it can easily morph from an unmanned combat unit, to a humanless firefighter, to a makeshift medevac.

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Bryan Lufkin

February 17th

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How A Car Company Built So Many Important Military Machines Of World War II

Did you know that Chrysler built more than 25 percent of America’s tanks during World War II? And in addition to tanks and trucks too, it even helped arm the Allied Powers’ mighty warships. You can learn more about the Chrysler “Arsenal of Democracy” in this new film.

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January 1st

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How A Car Company Built So Many Important Military Machines Of World War II

Did you know that Chrysler built more than 25 percent of America’s tanks during World War II? And in addition to tanks and trucks too, it even helped arm the Allied Powers’ mighty warships. You can learn more about the Chrysler “Arsenal of Democracy” in this new film.

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January 1st

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The US and South Korea’s biggest live fire drill ever was pure madness

There are so many things going on in this year’s US and South Korea’s live fire exercise that it’s hard to remember what you’re seeing because each drill just keeps raising the ante over the previous one. All I know is that there were a ton of tanks, helicopters that filled the sky, planes that scorched flybys, and so many explosions that ripped up the Earth.

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August 28th

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Here’s A Tank Drifting Across A Frozen Lake

If Batman ever needs to fight a bunch of Siberian warlords trying to invade Gotham from the North (free plot idea), he’ll want to be riding in this: a terrifying custom-made tank that you can see here just casually drifting across a frozen lake.

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Chris Mills

April 15th

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DARPA’s Experimental Tank May One Day Dodge Incoming Threats

DARPA's Experimental Tank May One Day Dodge Incoming Threats

Last month, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency introduced what a next-generation tank might look like . Known as the Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program, this experimental vehicle is less like the traditional heavily armored brutes typically on the battlefield. These are built for speed.

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Darren Orf

September 7th

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SeaWorld Hopes You Forget About ‘Blackfish’ With These Shiny New Tanks

SeaWorld Hopes You Forget About 'Blackfish' With These Shiny New Tanks

SeaWorld hopes putting some waterproof lipstick on itself will make you love it again. The amusement park, which has been submerged in a PR nightmare ever since Blackfish came out last year, announced sweeping new design changes Friday in an effort to lure back fans.

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Jordan Valinsky

August 16th

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These Easy-To-Install Treads Turn Any Car Into a Tank

These Easy-To-Install Treads Turn Any Car Into a Tank

If you're an off-roading enthusiast you've probably already seen those kits that let you replace your truck's wheels with a set of four tank treads for tackling any terrain. The Track N Go is the same idea, except that you don't need a garage, a lift, or any kind of mechanical know-how to install them. You just drive your vehicle onto the treads, lock them in place, and away you go.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 12th

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Exploding Dogs Were Used as Mobile Anti-Tank Mines During World War II

Exploding Dogs Were Used as Mobile Anti-Tank Mines During World War II

Today I found out about the use of exploding anti-tank dogs during World War II. These dogs, usually Alsatians, were also called "Hundminen" or "dog mines." They were trained to carry explosives on their bodies to enemy tanks, where they would then be detonated. No, it did not end very well for the dogs in question.

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Emily Upton - TodayIFoundOut.com

December 2nd

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What it looks like to get hit in the face with a tank shell

What it looks like to get hit in the face with a tank shell

So this is completely terrifying. In a you will probably pee a little bit as you watch this GIF kind of way. In a holy crap wait a minute this isn't a video game right kind of way. No, no it is not. This is what it looks like to take a direct hit from a tank shell in real life. You can see it blast out of the barrel and head straight for your face.

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October 30th

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