The '69 was one of the best selling of all the Camaro® models over the years. The special Z/28™ package added a unique 302 cubic inch V-8 and other high performance parts to create a blend of good handling as well as powerful acceleration.
It's late at night. Your car has broken down. What's the sight you want to see most in your rearview mirror? A tow truck, of course (just like this '77 GMC Wrecker)! Tow trucks have been taking stranded travelers to safety since 1916, when Ernest Holmes, Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee transformed a typical truck into an emergency life-saver.
The Abrams M1 main battle tank is the principle battle weapon for both the USA and Marine Corps. It is constructed out of composite materials which make it both lightweight and extremely strong. It is loaded with computer controlled devices, both offensive and defensive. Its primary weapon is the 120mm cannon mounted on the top turret.
The Orange Crate became the first car to win the Los Angelos Winternationals Award two years in a row. It also took the 1963 Oakland Trophy to become the first car ever to win both awards in two successive years.
While some raw materials were in short supply at the start of World War II, wood was available. The Mosquito Mk IV was a unique design of an aircraft completely made of wood. It was known for its speed and versatility.
The EF-111A Raven was developed for the electronic warfare role. The Raven has the combined agility of a fighter, the payload of a bomber, and the electronic counter measures (RCM) of a jammer. It is equipped with an ALQ-9E jamming system which has the ability to pickup, identify, and neutralise hostile raders over a wide range of frequencies.
The "Bismack" was the largest and most up-to-date battleship in the world. With a length of 251m the top of the mast stood 52m above the surface of the sea. She was protected by a total of 17,450 tonnes of steel armour plating.
Mustang completely rebuilt their line in '94, but the approaching new millennium demanded many more changes. The '99 had sleeker lines, the fuel system was more environmentally-friendly and it was the first Mustang with an independent rear suspension system. The '99 kept the 1994's 4.6-liter DOHC V-8 engine and tuned it to produce 320 horsepower.
The M-41 US Army Walker Bulldog was the first completely new tank built for the Army since World War II. It was built at the Cadillac Division of General Motors plant in Cleveland, Ohio in 1951. The Walker Bulldog was designed as a fast and maneuverable reconnaissance vehicle capable of inflicting damage when necessary.
The Russian Mi-24V "Hind E" Combat Helicopters has been built since 1976. With a weapon-load of up to two ton's, the helicopter possesses enormous fire-power. The helicopter is very versatile and despite its high take-off weight is still fast and agile. The fuselage and rotor system are armoured and partially protected against small arms fire up to 23mm...
With the HH-60G Pave Hawk, the US National Guard and the Air Force Reserve have a very high-performance helicopter for SAR missions. The US Air Force has this version on its effective strength for the search and rescue of air crew missing in the battle zone and for transporting special troops.
The manoeuvrable F-14 was for over 30 years one of the most capable and powerful fighter interceptors in the world. It gained a legendary reputation with the US Navy. It owed its fame in particular to its ability to carry a large arsenal of weapons, especially the AIM-54 Phoenix guided missile. Top speed: over Mach 2.