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Humvees

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Car Tech Live 143: Ford puts airbags where? Hybrid Humvees, and a ride in the X5 M. (podcast)

Ford puts airbags where? Automatic parking coming to a car near you, the Army wants a hybrid Humvee, first 4G-connected car is a Prius, and we take a spin in the hottest SUV you'll ever drive.

By November 8, 2009

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Hybrid Humvee coming up over the horizon

U.S. Army contracts with EnerDel to develop a lithium-ion battery system strong enough for use in a hybrid version of its iconic truck.

By November 5, 2009

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Escaping Humvees...DHS discovers YouTube...Taser troubles

School bus technology is improving Humvee safety, the Department of Homeland Security goes social, and a Taser apparently ignites gas fumes around a suspect.

By July 23, 2009

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The Humvee bids the Hummer bye bye

The U.S. Army makes it clear that the military Humvee will remain American made, despite the fact that GM is selling the Hummer brand to a Chinese company.

By June 4, 2009

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Humvee vs. Hummer--photos

In light of GM's decision to sell the Hummer brand to a Chinese company, the military wants to make it clear that the Humvee, the original vehicle that inspired the creation of the Hummer, will continue to be be made in the States by an American company.

12 Images June 4, 2009

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Thinking green with the 'Humvee of the air'

Frontline Aerospace says that its V-STAR ducted-fan aircraft will be both much faster and much more fuel-efficient than today's helicopters.

By July 3, 2008

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Laser equipped Humvee pops and fizzles IEDs

Boeing test-markets a directed-energy device for ordnance disposal, set on a mobile platform traditionally used for anti-aircraft missions.

By November 21, 2007

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Pentagon ships new M-ATVs to Afghanistan

Over the next year, more than 6,600 of the Oshkosh-built mine-resistant vehicles will head to Afghanistan to replace up-armored Humvees.

By October 1, 2009

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Wobble-proof Navy crane can offload cargo at sea

The U.S. Navy's experimental automated crane allows vessels to offload cargo in rough seas, eliminating the need for a deep-water port.

By June 3, 2010

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Purdue researchers create a speed bump that detects damage

A team of researchers from Purdue University's Center for Systems Integrity created a high-tech "speed bump" that can detect damage to Army vehicles.

By April 14, 2009