Tag Vehicles

Section transport and Load Carrying (History)

In the previous post, I looked at personal transport and load carrying for light role forces; hand carts, bicycles, motorcycles and quad bikes (ATV’s). I tend to think their utility is limited to fairly niche roles but essentially, well worth…

Personal Transport and Load Carrying

This section is not about personal load carrying as in bets, plate carriers and rucksacks, but wheeled devices that can take the load off the soldiers back and means of improving mobility. History An oft-overlooked but important requirement during WWII…

An Inflatable Landing Craft

Exhibited at Seawork International by Henshaw Inflatables  and marketed by Superyacht Tenders and Toys was a smart craft called the iLC (inflatable Landing Craft). It pretty much does what the name implies, no explanation needed, but I thought could be…

Just Because You Can

Is there a point with technology systems in defence where you have to ask, should we. This is the Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) An unmanned load carrier, it is designed for autonomous and even beyond line of…

HQ Allied Rapid reaction Corps on the Move

Vehicle convoys have been conducted around Latvia and Lithuania to bring the masses of equipment and vehicles to their final destinations for the exercise. The convoy destined for Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, arrived late in the afternoon as onlookers stared bemused.…