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Tag: Tank

Digger D-3 Robo Tank Exterminates Landmines

Digger D-3 Robo Tank Exterminates Landmines
While this isn’t something new, since the British developed these types of tanks in WWII, the robotic Digger D-3 is a modern-day take on the mine-sweeping tank. The D-3 is remote-controlled and will crawl around a minefield digging up up landmines thanks to its flail hammers.

Army Tank PC Casemod Has Working (Mini) Turret, Treads, Still Runs Windows XP

Army Tank PC Casemod Has Working (Mini) Turret, Treads, Still Runs Windows XP
How’d you like a computer that not only looks like an M1A2 Abrams tank, but that actually can drive and fire ammo? Well, if you’re modder Skip Station, you already have one on your desktop. Skip’s army tank PC is a beast, measuring 32″ (l) x 12″ (w) x 11″ (h), and it’s doing a perfect job camouflaging as a tank.

Azimuth SP-1 Landship Watch Looks Like a Tank

Azimuth SP-1 Landship Watch Looks Like a Tank
I like wristwatches, even if I don’t wear them. I like to look at the cool designs and I, especially like the watches that have the intricate little gears and parts to the movement inside. I can only imagine how complex designing one of those watches would be.

LEGO Tonka Heavy Assault Truck Ready to Crush Your Minifig Army

LEGO Tonka Heavy Assault Truck Ready to Crush Your Minifig Army
This incredible LEGO build was dubbed the Tonka Heavy Assault Truck by its creator Karf Oohlu. It sports a massive array of guns and looks quite huge. Apparently, it can shoot a lot of volleys, thanks to all of its weapons.

Motorized LEGO Tank Shoots Bricks at Your Enemies

Motorized LEGO Tank Shoots Bricks at Your Enemies
This motorized LEGO tank was created by Martijn Hellemans (aka “Dino_Martino”). He hasn’t posted any videos of the thing yet, but this bad-ass build is supposed to be able to fire LEGO bricks at all of your enemies, and even includes laser targeting!

DeskPets RC Tank Controlled by iPhone

DeskPets RC Tank Controlled by iPhone
I think one of the coolest gadgets that has ever launched to go along with the iPhone is the AR.Drone flying machine. That thing is really cool, but so expensive that I will never buy one.

British Military Wants Invisible Tanks by 2013

British Military Wants Invisible Tanks by 2013
Researchers at BAE systems are hard at work on a system that uses E-ink and a hoard of sensors to render tanks almost invisible to the naked eye. The system is dubbed e-camouflage and would project the landscape around the tank onto the surface of the tank to make it very hard to see.

Dfrobotshop Rover: Programmable Tank Robot on a Budget

Dfrobotshop Rover: Programmable Tank Robot on a Budget
If you’ve always wanted to build your own programmable robot, price or technical complexity might have gotten in your way. But this new robot from RobotShop brings the cost down to a pricepoint that mere mortals can afford, and is easy to assemble and get started with.

The 1-Minute LEGO Bridge Maker

The 1-Minute LEGO Bridge Maker
This amazing LEGO vehicle by Peer Kreuger, called the Stilzkin EXT3 Bridge Launcher, is able to deploy its own bridges to cross small chasms. The bridge itself has no servos and takes about a minute to be deployed.

Remote-Controlled Steam Tank: It’s Aliiiiive!

Remote-Controlled Steam Tank: It’s Aliiiiive!
Artist/Steampunk da Vinci I-Wei Huang aka Crab Fu made this awesome remote-controlled steam tank. It uses alcohol or solid fuel tablets and can last for up to 15 minutes on a full tank of water. It’s a frankentank made of a Wilesco D49 Marine Double Piston Steam engine, a Mamod SE3 boiler, a Tamiya 1/16 clutch drive, an aluminum chassis, and steel tracks.

Shocking Tanks Let You Feel the Agony of Defeat

Shocking Tanks Let You Feel the Agony of Defeat
Do you want to teach your kids to become competitive? Then get a set of these radio-controlled shocking tanks, and in no time at all they will appreciate the value of winning. Instead of bullets or shells, the tanks fire infrared beams; whenever a tank is “hit” by the other tank, the person controlling it will receive a mild shock via the controller.

1/4 Scale Rc Tank: is This Still a Toy?

1/4 Scale Rc Tank: is This Still a Toy?
I had my fair share of toy weapons as a kid: laser rifles that spark and pop when you pull the trigger, swords of all shapes and sizes, a slingshot. Apparently kids these days have much higher standards.

R/C Tank Delivers Beer and Bullets

R/C Tank Delivers Beer and Bullets
This radio-controlled tank proves that armored military vehicles don’t always carry a deadly payload. In fact, this one delivers a cold, frosty one instead. The beverage bearing R/C tank doesn’t really care if you drink Bud Light or Bawls, but it will make sure your thirst is quenched, thanks to its 4 built-in can holders.

Annoying Neighbors? Take ‘Em Out With This Paintball Tank

Annoying Neighbors? Take ‘Em Out With This Paintball Tank
(Sub)urban warfare has a new face, and it goes by the name of Paintball Panzer. The pint-sized tank has a turret-mounted paintball gun which lets you fire rounds of paint ammo while keeping you safe and sound from the tomatoes and eggs which may be thrown at you in return.