15 Most Badass Vehicles In U.S. Military Arsenal Nearly everyone agrees the U.S. sends out an awe-inspiring military every year. The vision of planes landing on an aircraft carrier stirs citizens of most political bents, and the capabilities of land-based vehicles tend to inspire curiosity in almost everyone. If the latest tanks, troop-haulers, and patrol machines on wheels interest you, we have you covered. Here are 15 of the most badass military vehicles in use by the U.S. armed forces.
Since World War II the traditional functions of the armored car have been occasionally combined with that of the armored personnel carrier, resulting in such multipurpose designs as the BTR-40 or the Cadillac Gage Commando. Postwar advances in recoil control technology have also made it possible for a few armored cars, including the B1 Centauro, the AMX-10RC and EE-9 Cascavel, to carry a large cannon capable of threatening many tanks.