"Armed Forces and the Road Transport Academy": opportunities and advice for furloughed workers
Are there really no drivers? The answer must take into consideration two aspects of the profession: how passionately it is done and how much it is economically convenient to do it. From a...
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A new life for the unstoppable VM 90. What do the commanders think?
On the off-road and reliability qualities of the Iveco VM90 multi-purpose vehicle we did not fail to praise due. It is a valid and essential project where also...
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Will the manual gearbox save itself? A word from an Overland leader
Even in the automotive sector, the rules of the market are favoring an all too rapid progression in the name of connectivity and assistance systems and...
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The Army on 2 wheels: towards collective E-lights?
Today we have returned to talking about bicycles, highlighting above all their versatility in the context of a team on patrol. The feeling is that it is a "concept ...
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The Army on 2 wheels: logistical roles for motorcycles
As we have seen over the years the motorcycle as an individual means of tactical transport has been massively supplanted by motor vehicles, certainly more versatile ...
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The Army on 2 wheels: The success of the "Palpiando Irrompo" motorcycles
Fans recognize it for its regal passage accompanied by the music of its twin-cylinder engine, perhaps a V-shaped 850cc, but even the single-cylinders throb with a ...
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The Army on 2 wheels: motorization expands
The history of motorcycles in the Royal Army is not easy to reconstruct because in general there is a lack of information on the first massive motorization of the forces ...
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The Army on two wheels: from bicycles to motorcycles
At the beginning of the last century the Italian Army could count on a few motor vehicles and some steam vehicles (1899 De Dion-Bouton 3,5hp). The troops moved mainly ...
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Even for military vehicles, the exams never end
Looking at the practicality of a vehicle and its outward appearance often one does not consider the countless calculations that ...
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Elizabeth not only led a kingdom, but also military means. Without a license ...
On the throne for seventy years, on 8 September 2022 the Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II passed away peacefully at the age of 96 ...
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The importance of driving with your butt
The seat and the driving position are the first elements that determine the safety and control of the vehicle, ...
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Electricity on the horizon of defense?
I am pleased to think that some of my readers share my opinion on the classic internal combustion engine: it can ...
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A general who became a pop icon
It's not often that battlefield merit makes a soldier a popular hero. With us perhaps only ...
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The wheel: starts from the moon and lands in the barracks
From the wooden wheel for buggies, wagons and carriages to the wooden wheel but rubberized, to solid tires like the bikes of ...
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Memories and icons of European commercial vehicles
Generally, the vehicles for mixed use present in the armed forces are the most exploited and which have ...
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From the hospital train to the bus, transport and rescue travel by road. How is Italy placed?
In the past, in the mid-800th century, it was mainly military hospital trains that took care of rescue and transport ...
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The general's Citroën
It is a warm evening on August 22, 1962 in Paris and, despite repeated calls for caution from the Minister of the Interior ...
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The glorious history of the French tout terrein
Getting ready for the news from Eurosatory 2022 "The Defense & Security Global Event" which takes place in ...
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Weapons of the Russo-Ukrainian War: Russian drones
As of February 24, 2022, the eyes of the whole world are on the unfolding war in Ukraine and ...
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T-62: reinforcements arrive for the Russians
Apparently the Army of the Russian Federation is also bringing in the latest versions (dating back to the 80s ...
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