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Road trip emergency kits including essentials, first aid, car repair, summer/desert, winter/mountain…

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Deploying soldiers could see lighter body armor by 2018

PEO Soldier is developing a replacement for the IOTV and Enhanced Combat Helmet.

Tank collector gets a pleasant surprise: $2.4 million in gold

Nick Mead bought the Iraqi Army Type 69 tank on eBay.

The Corps' quest for the best rifle for infantrymen

Marines may get new M27 IARs.

The Army's new combat helmet is up to 24 percent lighter

The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II offers the same protection as the legacy helmet.

New amphibious landing tactics and technology

The Marine Corps will test drones, unmanned submarines and remote-control vehicles.

10 must-haves for the World War I infantryman – and one piece of junk

Doughboys faced a brutal war zone. This gear helped them to survive.

Sniper shortage: Too many Marines are washing out of sniper school

The Marine Corps is facing a “critical gap” of scout snipers due to the high washout rates during tr…

Glock is protesting the Army's choice of Sig Sauer for its new handgun

The firearms manufacturer Glock has filed a protest with the government over the Army's award of a n…