About 200 units of Russia’s cutting-edge military hardware have hit the ground in Moscow region for rehearsal of Victory Day celebrations which are set to take place on the Russian capital's Red Square on May 9.
Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal tweeted an unexpected message for the 100 fighter pilots involved in airstrikes against Yemen – each would be awarded a Bentley. The tweet, which was later deleted, sparked anger online.
A man in a wheelchair rolled on to the tracks at Washington, DC’s, U Street Station, but he was rescued by bystanders before any harm could come to him. The video shows his rescuers acting fast, fearing an approaching train.
Russia’s Defense Ministry has published the first ‘photo session’ of the Armata T-14 main battle tank preparing to roll on to Red Square for the V-Day parade. Armata’s unmanned turret and gun, also on other armored vehicles, remains camouflaged.
When it comes to fast trains, Japan takes top honors. A trailblazing maglev - short for ‘magnetic levitation’ - train has set a world speed record during a test run near Mount Fuji, clocking over 600kph (373mph).
US President Barack Obama has admitted he was “surprised” that Moscow held back resumption of S-300 supplies to Iran for so long. Some Israeli officials are reportedly saying the prospect of derailing the Iran nuclear talks is now zero.
Drone technology is getting ever more deadly. The US Navy has released a video detailing LOCUST – the new tool allowing multiple drones to coordinate and swarm the enemy autonomously. It’s designed to protect large US vessels nearby.
A scary video emerged online of the wildfire in eastern Siberia now trapping residents, as they try to flee in their cars. The blaze surrounds the vehicles and what looks like volcanic ash rains down on them.
Just as the world is witnessing an outcry over heavy-handed police militarization in the US, a company specializing in extreme, off-road military car tech unveils its newest creation – a sinister-looking speed tank that can drift on ice at high speeds.
A group of electronic reconnaissance satellites disguised as space junk has been disclosed by Russian aerospace defense troops. The devices were put into orbit to spy specifically on facilities on Russian territory.