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Russia’s Uran-9 robot tank reportedly performed horribly in Syria

Russia’s new Uran-9 robot tank apparently had a terrible debut in Syria. The unmanned tank couldn’t operate as far away from its controllers as expected, had problems firing its 30mm gun, and couldn’t fire while moving. The robot tank also could only acquire targets up to about 1.24 miles away, […]
Russia’s Uran-9 robot tank reportedly performed horribly in Syria
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The Army is equipping tanks with a high-tech protective system it’s been working on for decades as it prepares for a great-power war

After decades of research, the Army has decided to do a wide rollout of active-protection systems for Abrams tanks. The systems are designed to thwart incoming antitank missiles and other projectiles. Such defences have renewed relevance for the Pentagon, which is refocusing on potential large-scale conflict. The US military has […]
The Army is equipping tanks with a high-tech protective system it’s been working on for decades as it prepares for a great-power war
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The US Army wants to give its tanks a high-tech defensive upgrade by 2020

Foreign militaries have been outfitting their tanks with active-protection systems, which are designed to fend off enemy fire. The US Army has been evaluating APS for some time, and now it hopes to have one on Abrams tanks by 2020. The Army is also reviewing active-protection systems for Bradley fighting […]
The US Army wants to give its tanks a high-tech defensive upgrade by 2020
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These giant man-made waves help scientists understand tsunamis

Following is a transcript of the video. This is how scientists study tsunamis. The Delta Flume is a massive wave tank in the Netherlands. It’s nearly 1,000- feet long.It holds more than 9 million litres of water. But how does it help with tsunami research? A huge wave board pushes […]
These giant man-made waves help scientists understand tsunamis