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humvees

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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 Jul. 23, 2009

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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 Nov. 8, 2009

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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 Oct. 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 Jun. 3, 2010

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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 Jun. 4, 2009

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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 Apr. 14, 2009

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Photos: Army touts top tech inventions

Aerial surveillance and counter-IED systems dominate the Army's top 10 list of gear that serves to protect soldiers.

By Jun. 20, 2007

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CROSSHAIRS to protect vehicles against bullets, RPGs

DARPA contracts to mount threat detection and countermeasure systems on MRAPs designed to locate and engage enemy shooters.

By Nov. 20, 2009

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Army to honor gear that lessens IED damage

Two of the military branch's top inventions for 2007, SPARK and HEAT are designed to help protect troops traveling in a combat zone.

By May. 22, 2008

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Prototype for military Hummer replacement is on the way

Oshkosh Truck and Northrop Grumman's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle promises better maneuverability, survivability, and payload capacity than the Humvee.

By Jan. 11, 2008