u.s. army

  1. GTX

    ARES XM274 75mm automatic cannon

    Interesting development/proposal I just came across:
  2. T

    An amphibian veichle to recover the Mercury capsule

    I just found this picture in an old Italian magazine: The caption says it is a special amphibian veichle to recover the Mercury capsule. The picture was taken during an exercise, using a mockup of the Mercury, with the same dimensions and mass.
  3. S

    US 4.7-inch & 105 mm Anti Aircraft Gun/Mobile Gun (1920s)

    I was looking for the history of the anti-aircraft guns of the US Army since 1918 but then stumbled upon an AA gun that I never heard of before. A little effort to find some information was done, but it's surprisingly quite scarce. 4.7-inch Mobile Gun, M1920E The gun was supposed to be the...
  4. P

    Grumman Ranger Missile system

    Once again, I've come across this 'official' Grumman 'Ranger' missile cutaway desktop model, which I've never seen or heard of before. On the page it's from, it states Grumman 'Ranger' Infantry Heavy Assault Missile (https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/25262/lot/19/?category=list) Anyone know...
  5. Grey Havoc

    Gunsmoke-J program

    https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2021/07/12/with-all-three-gunsmoke-j-satellites-on-orbit-the-army-is-ready-to-test-space-based-targeting/
  6. S

    “highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) ?

    “highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) ? US Army has taken a few - but not all - of the wraps off a “highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) during #Edge21 demo at Dugway Proving Ground, which I’m attending. No pictures released sadly, but a video showed to me here shows a large, winged...
  7. Grey Havoc

    Cohort Program (United States Army Applications Laboratory)

    https://www.defensenews.com/land/2021/05/06/us-army-looks-to-non-traditional-business-to-tackle-robotic-vehicle-sustainment/
  8. Grey Havoc

    M590 exo-assault rifle (Space: Above and Beyond)

    http://futurewarstories.blogspot.com/2020/07/the-weapons-of-science-fiction-m590-exo.html
  9. VTOLicious

    US Army Future Tactical UAS (FTUAS)

    In the spring of 2019, the Army awarded a contract to four industry partners to provide non-developmental tactical systems, also known as "off the shelf" technology. The Army will provide the tactical UAS to units so Soldiers in U.S. Army Forces Command can evaluate the system under field...
  10. Grey Havoc

    P-GEM (Princeton Ground Effect Machine)

    https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/256857.pdf
  11. Grey Havoc

    Project Pele

    https://www.defensenews.com/smr/nuclear-arsenal/2020/03/09/pentagon-to-award-mobile-nuclear-reactor-contracts-this-week/
  12. Grey Havoc

    FMTV (21st Century)

    https://www.defensenews.com/land/2020/01/27/navistar-loses-lawsuit-against-us-army-and-oshkosh-over-vehicle-buys/
  13. Grey Havoc

    DARPA ReSource

    http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/From_Plastic_to_X_Sourcing_Military_Waste_for_On_Site_Production_of_Critical_Stocks_999.html
  14. Grey Havoc

    MIAG (Mechanized Infantry Assault Gun) - MICV-70 derived assault gun proposal

    An excerpt: Note: Given the date and lack of dismounts among other things, I suspect that this was the early incarnation of the MIAG proposal. EDIT: Ack, blundered on the title! I put down MIVC-70 instead of MICV-70 and only noticed it now!
  15. K

    Douglas Arbalist

    Hello, I searched the forum and haven't found a thread about this topic, and it appears no one has discussed it in any other threads either, so here it is. Anyway, a while ago I was perusing Andreas Parsch's website and I found mention of the apparently obscure Douglas Arbalist in the missile...
  16. P

    Help needed identifying unknown SPAAG prototype

    G’day gents I’ve stumbled across this web site http://doktorkurgan.livejournal.com/36798.html?thread=61630 which depicts a prototype (in 1977) SPAAG, which from what I can make out (via translation), combines a 25mm cannon, with the chassis of the XM-701 MICV! It appears it’s a response to the...
  17. eshelon

    Multipurpose Chaparral.

    Chaparral 2000/Roadrunner/Advanced Chaparral/Chaparral Chassis Service Life Extension Program (CCSLEP)/LAV MPLS (MultiPurpose Launcher System)/Chapfire /1/ 1999 report by "Forecast International" Chaparral III?. Loral, along with other companies, was trying to interest the US Army and other...
  18. eshelon

    Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) Program

  19. Triton

    US Army Studying Replacing Soldiers With Robots

    "Second 4-Star General Talks About Replacing Soldiers With Robots" Source: http://blogs.defensenews.com/intercepts/2014/01/second-4-star-general-talks-about-replacing-soldiers-with-robots/
  20. bobbymike

    Army Wants 'Air Droppable' Light Tank & Ultra-Light Vehicles

    Army Still Wants Mobile Protected Firepower From An Air-Droppable Tank Army officials gathered at Ft. Benning, GA, last week to discuss the future of the service's maneuver forces and consistently brought up a lingering capability gap for mobile protected firepower they say must be...
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