The US military is home to some of the most incredible combat vehicles in the world. From tanks to helicopters to amphibious assault vehicles, these machines are designed to provide American troops with the best possible advantage in combat. Here are the 25 most incredible combat vehicles of the US military.
- M1 ABRAMS TANK
The M1 Abrams is the main battle tank of the US Army. It’s a heavily armored and highly mobile tank with a powerful 120mm gun.
- AH-64 APACHE HELICOPTER
The AH-64 Apache is an attack helicopter used by the US Army. It’s armed with a 30mm chain gun, rockets, and missiles.
- F-35 LIGHTNING II
The F-35 Lightning II is a fifth-generation fighter jet used by the US Air Force. It’s stealthy, highly maneuverable, and packed with advanced avionics.
- M2 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE
The M2 Bradley is an infantry fighting vehicle used by the US Army. It’s heavily armored and armed with a 25mm chain gun and TOW missiles.
- B-2 SPIRIT STEALTH BOMBER
The B-2 Spirit is a stealth bomber used by the US Air Force. It’s capable of carrying conventional and nuclear weapons over long distances.
- AC-130 GUNSHIP
The AC-130 gunship is a ground-attack aircraft used by the US Air Force. It’s armed with a variety of weapons, including 25mm and 40mm guns and a 105mm howitzer.
- MQ-9 REAPER DRONE
The MQ-9 Reaper is an unmanned aerial vehicle used by the US Air Force. It’s armed with Hellfire missiles and can conduct reconnaissance and attack missions.
- LCAC HOVERCRAFT
The LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion) is a hovercraft used by the US Navy to transport troops and equipment from ship to shore.
- HMMWV (HUMVEE)
The HMMWV (High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle), or HUMVEE, is a light military vehicle used by the US Army. It’s highly mobile and can be configured for a variety of missions.
- UH-60 BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER
The UH-60 Black Hawk is a utility helicopter used by the US Army. It’s capable of transporting troops and equipment and can be armed with machine guns and rockets.
- AV-8B HARRIER II
The AV-8B Harrier II is a ground-attack aircraft used by the US Marine Corps. It’s capable of short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) and can operate from small ships and austere runways.
- AAV7A1 AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT VEHICLE
The AAV7A1 is an amphibious assault vehicle used by the US Marine Corps. It can transport troops and equipment from ship to shore and is armed with a .50 caliber machine gun and a 40mm grenade launcher.
- M109A6 PALADIN ARTILLERY SYSTEM
The M109A6 Paladin is a self-propelled howitzer used by the US Army. It’s armed with a 155mm gun and can fire a variety of munitions over long distances.
- C-17 GLOBEMASTER III
The C-17 Globemaster III is a transport aircraft used by the US Air Force. It’s capable of carrying troops, equipment, and vehicles over long distances.
- RQ-4 GLOBAL HAWK DRONE
The RQ-4 Global Hawk is an unmanned aerial vehicle used