Army Weapons & Equipment
Photos, descriptions, and facts about various Army weapons systems and equipment.
Photographs of U.S. Army Helicopters in action.
Information about United States Army weapon systems and technology.
The Humvee - Popular with Soldiers and Civilians
An article that looks at the multiple roles performed by the Humvee, and the vehicle's enduring popularity with soldiers and civilians.
Mortars - Accurate and Deadly
An article about mortars and their role in modern combat. The article looks at the purpose, design and history of mortars, and the ways they are used by today's soldiers.
Ambulances - Saving Lives on the Battlefield
An article that looks at the modern role of ambulances on the battlefield. The article discusses the vehicles used as ambulances, and the fact the ambulances are unarmed in war zones.
Auto Assault-12 Shotgun - Lethal Weapon
An article about the Auto Assault-12 shotgun and its role with the U.S. Marine Corps. The article examines the shotgun's capabilities, development, and use in modern warfare.
Stinger Missiles - Targeting Aircraft
Article about the surface-to-air Stinger Missile and its use in attacking aircraft by soldiers on the ground. Article explores the popularity and ongoing use of Stinger Missiles by militaries around the world.
Sunscreen - An Essential Part Of Soldiers' Kit
An article about the important role that sunscreen plays in dessert combat environments.
Flares - Illuminating Enemy Positions
An article about the way in which flares are used to signal soldiers and illuminate enemy targets and positions.
The Rhino Runner - World's Toughest Bus
Article about the Rhino Runner, the world's toughest bus. The article looks at the use of the Rhino Runner to transport VIP personnel around dangerous areas of Iraq.
Gun Trucks - Protecting Convoys From Attack
An article about military gun trucks and their use in Iraq and other combat zones. The article looks at the central role of gun trucks to protect military convoys traveling in dangerous environments.
Landmines - An Explosive Issue
An article about the issue of banning landmines and their use in modern warfare. The article centers on the debate that is underway in Washington, D.C. concerning whether the U.S. should sign the international Mine Ban Treaty.
Flamethrowers - One Of The Most Controversial Weapons
An article about the controversy surrounding flamethrowers and their use in combat.
Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle - New Marine Transport
An article about the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle that is being designed and developed for the U.S. Marine Corps. The article looks at the role the vehicle will play in future combat operations.
M242 Bushmaster - Popular Weapon Of The U.S. Military
An article about the widely used M242 Bushmaster chain gun. The article looks at the design and use of this deadly weapon of the U.S. military.
M104 Wolverine - Safely Moving Troops and Equipment
An article about the M104 Wolverine, a unique vehicle that allows the U.S. Army to deploy a mobile bridge and ensure that military vehicles are able to continue their mission and reach their destination.
Light Dazzlers - Disorienting The Enemy
An article about non-lethal light dazzlers and their use in modern warfare to diorient and temporarily blind enemy soldiers.
Advanced Combat Helment - Protecting Soldiers
An article about the Advanced Combat Helmet and its use in modern warfare. The article looks at the wide distribution of the helmet, and its improvements over previous versions of military helmet.
M249 Light Machine Gun -- Accurate and Deadly
An article about the M249 light machine gun and its use by the U.S. military.
M9 Bayonet - Multi-Purpose Weapon
An article on the M9 Bayonet and its role with the U.S. Army.
The Javelin Missile - Targeting Tanks and Helicopters
An article about the FGM-148 Javelin missile system and its use in modern combat.
Cougar - Protection Against IEDs
An article about the Cougar vehicle and its role in protecting soldiers against land mines and improvised explosive devices.
The Guardian - Used By Military Police
An article about the Guardian Armored Security Vehicle and its special role with military police and convoy security units.
Patriot Missiles - Effective In Combat
An article about the Patriot missile and its use in modern combat.
Flashlights - Illuminating The Dark
An article about military flashlights and how the tool has evolved over the years.
Napalm - Still Used As A Weapon
An article about the present day use of napalm as a weapon in combat.
Flameless Ration Heater - Meals To Go
An article about flameless ration heaters and their use in preparing meals for soldiers in the field.