After the death of his son in the Iraq war, the father of a soldier formed a company that manufactures military robots. Tom Bearden reports.
Beginning in 2007 the Pentagon shifted its spending priorities to meet the deadly threat of roadside bombs leading to the procurement of the MRAP, or 'Mine Resistant Ambush Protected'. The fourteen-ton vehicle is credited for a drastic decline in roadside…
In the final part of a three-part series on military equipment, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman reports on vehicles designed to protect U.S. combatants from improvised explosive devices and other dangers.
Authorities in Afghanistan imposed a curfew in the city of Kabul Monday after a traffic accident involving a U.S. Humvee triggered a day of rioting that left at least eight people dead and more than 100 injured.
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