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The information about the Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle (CUCV, pronounced cuck-vee) has been expanded and updated. Both the Dodge M8xx and Chevrolet M10xx series trucks are covered with explanations, tabulated data, and photos.

The main page is at this link: has been recognized by Juggle as one of the top military resource sites on the web. At the link you’ll find the award and an interview with Chuck Chriss, Editor of

The B-25J ‘Pacific Princess’ and crew participated in the largest gathering of B-25’s since WWII for the 68th Doolittle Raiders Reunion held April 17th & 18th, 2010 at USAF Museum, Wright Field Dayton OH. Video of the event here. Story of the Doolittle Raid and more on the North American B-25B Mitchell bomber at the linked pages.

Seventeen B-25’s formed up for a fly-over the 2010 Doolittle Memorial ceremony. Eight Doolittle Raiders of the original 79 remain, four were able to attend the 2010 event.

Air to Air shots filmed from the tailgunner seat of ‘Pacific Princess’, ship number two in the 17 ship formation by

A unique M1903 Springfield training film is on auction at eBay. Click the linked page to see this unusual 1932 piece of history.

A new section of pulls together all the information about U.S. military Combat Boots, from World War II to the present. It all starts here:

Within the Combat Boots section, there are pages for all the significant types of boots, including:

While the US military is reaching the end of the HMMWV lifecycle, a new vehicle is in the works in India. Loosely based on the American HMMWV, the Mahindra Axe will be locally produced in India for the Indian Army.

This news brief has more details and photos:

A visitor asks:  How can I buy a Navy LARC?


In general, you can find a LARC the same as any other military vehicle. Here is the Quick Start page of things you should do to get going with military vehicles:

Military Vehicle Quick Start

You can use this page for web resources where you might find a for sale ad::

Buy / Sell Military Jeeps & Trucks

For the LARC specifically (any of the several models), they are available occasionally. A quick Google of “larc for sale” found these:

The LARCs at these links may not be available anymore, but it shows they do come available.

Many visitors to would love to have an original military HMMWV.  But, this isn’t the way to do it:

Soldier charged with stealing Army Humvee

Good advice on how to get a military HMMWV is here on

Buying Military HMMWVs

As the operator of the world’s largest fleet of military motor vehicles, the U.S. Army is determined to find ways to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. They also want to experiment with advanced platforms, such as hybrids and electric vehicles, that may be important in the coming years.

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last week, the  Clandestine Electric Reconnaissance Vehicle (CERV) was introduced, a diesel-electric hybrid that might have a role with Special Forces. In addition to better fuel economy, CERV is also very quiet and has other advantages.

Read more: U.S. Army’s New Diesel-Electric Hybrid Takes the Stage in Detroit