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Military Vehicles Spring 2021

Get the only magazine dedicated to the preservation, restoration, study, and use of historic military vehicles. Military Vehicles covers vintage military photos, collecting advice, market information, show listings, and extensive display and classified advertising sections offering to buy and sell hundreds of vehicles, parts, and accessories from dealers and enthusiasts all over the world. Other regular features include book and media reviews, letters to the editor, tech topics, weapons & replicas, models & toys, and internet sightings.

United States
Active Interest Media
7 Issues

in this issue

3 min
news and views

MARINES RECEIVE FIRST ACVs In late September 2020, Program Executive Officer Land Systems approved initial fielding of the Marine Corps’ new Amphibious Combat Vehicle, which will eventually replace the Corps’ legacy Assault Amphibious Vehicles. The ACV is designed to fully replace the Corps’ aging fleet of AAVs through the 2020s. Program Executive Officer Land Systems approved initial fielding of the Marine Corps’ new ACV, which will eventually replace the Corps’ legacy Assault Amphibious Vehicles. “This is truly a significant moment, given the many years the Marine Corps has invested in trying to replace the AAV,” said Col. Kirk Mullins, program manager for Advanced Amphibious Assault at PEO Land Systems. “While we still have work ahead of us, this is a historical first step toward delivering this materiel capability to our Marines, which is…

2 min
the jag file

Have you dreamed of the day when you could own, restore, and drive your own historic military Jeep, truck or even a tank? If so, this special “Spring Bonus” issue will give you the information you need to jump-start into the nationwide movement to preserve, restore, and drive historic military vehicles (HMVs). A VEHICLE OF YOUR OWN What’s a person to do if they can feel “olive drab” surging in their blood? Don’t despair, you aren’t the only one with these symptoms. In fact, more than 20,000 Americans own and enjoy historic military vehicles and stay connected through a network that includes this magazine, clubs (both local and national) and internet communities. As you become more involved, you will find that someone else has probably asked and received answers to the very same…

4 min
military technology museum of new jersey

The Military Technology Museum of New Jersey (MTMNJ) has one of the largest and rarest collections of World War II and Cold War-era military vehicles in the world. Museum founder Dan Janquitto and his son, Luke, who serves as curator, have amassed more than 1,000 items that make up the museum. MTMNJ is located on the grounds of Camp Evans, which was the former Fort Monmouth top secret radio testing facility. It is now run by InfoAge — Science History Learning Center and Museum. As part of InfoAge, the MTMNJ also shares its campus with the Vintage Computer Museum, the New Jersey Shipwreck Museum and the Radio Technology Museum. Even though it has an incredible collection of military vehicles, the MTMNJ remains a well-kept secret because it shares its 501 status…

2 min

Looking for information on a particular vehicle? Wondering what dealers supply parts? What shows are occurring in your area? Are there legislative issues affecting personal ownership of historic military vehicles? We created a web site for VEHICLE ENTHUSIASTS that answer your hobby questions and needs. LOOK NO FURTHER Looking for a show? The live link to all of our calendars is right at the top of the page. Scroll down a bit and you can choose to view schedules for vehicle rallies, military shows, auctions, or reenactments. Want to go to either Military Trader’s or Military Vehicle’s Facebook page? Big blue Facebook buttons at the of the page will lead you to either. Do you want to subscribe to either MT or MVM? HUGE buttons will send you to the appropriate landing pages. Are you wondering…

3 min
you can do it!

If you are considering whether or not to restore a historic military vehicle, you are not alone. Utilizing resources that include the advertisers in this magazine, thousands of people have successfully completed their projects. So don’t despair — it can be done. Here are a few readers’ completed projects and works-in-progress to provide you with some inspiration! Bill Goodwin bought this ‘extended body’ 1947 CJ2A in 2009 from a fellow who won it at a Ducks Unlimited Fund Raising event. The body had been lengthened 12 inches in front of the rear wheels and about 10 inches all the way aft. This was Bill’s first attempt at a restoration of a Jeep. Having served in the NAVY, he felt that a “shore patrol” Jeep would be appropriate. These are the before…

13 min
who’s who directory

The best weapon in your collecting arsenal is your network. In October 2020, Military Vehicles Magazine invited all military vehicle dealers, and organizations to participate in a “Who’s Who” resource directory that we would produce as a free resource for the hobby. Below are the names and contact information of the businesses and organizations that responded. Pull these pages out to keep this directory for your collecting reference. When you contact one of the listed businesses, be sure to tell them you saw their listing in Military Vehicle Magazine’s 2021 Who’s Who. You can be assured, these businesses share your passion for collecting, preserving, driving and exhibiting historic military vehicles. 2021 Directory Adelman’s Truck Parts & Sales Corp. Carl Adelman 2000 Waynesburg Dr SE Canton, OH 44707 800.643.2001 info@adelmans.com www.adelmans.comMilitary Surplus Adirondack Dodge Parts 991…