Tag Archives: DRILL

Russian jet obliterates ship with supersonic missile during naval drill (VIDEO)

A video has surfaced capturing a Russian Su-34 fighter jet destroying a target vessel with a supersonic missile during a naval drill in the Caspian Sea. The Russian warplane can be seen launching a Kh-31 missile (NATO name: AS-17 Krypton), which hits a drifting target ship. The vessel immediately explodes, and the jet is filmed landing at an airbase later.  ...

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19yo Indian girl pushed to her death in disastrous college safety drill (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

A 19-year-old college student in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu hit a railing and died after a fake disaster-preparedness trainer pushed her from the second floor of a building onto a net held by other students during a drill. The horrific incident at a private college in Coimbatore took place during a disaster management and first aid exercise on ...

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2.5k troops & military hardware: Russia’s Airborne roll out for rapid assault drill (VIDEO)

More than 2,500 airborne troops and 200 pieces of hardware are kicking off a large-scale military drill in Central Russia. They will practice conducting rapid assaults and dropping armored vehicles from the sky. A video from Russia’s Defense Ministry published on Tuesday shows large Il-76 cargo planes practicing landing, while combat vehicles are moving out to start tactical drills, involving ...

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US, South Korea suspend August military drill – Seoul

US President Donald Trump seems to be delivering on his promise to scale down military exercises with South Korea, which he made after meeting North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. A drill scheduled for August has reportedly been suspended. Washington and Seoul have agreed to suspend their preparations for the exercise code-named Ulchi Freedom Guardian, the South Korean defense ministry said on ...

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The facts behind the ‘staged’ video of kids’ chemical weapons drill in Syria

A video described as showing Syrian children being trained to fake the symptoms of a chemical weapons attack has been widely shared online with fake and menacing misinformation. RT Digital investigated the origins of the video and found that it doesn’t depict children being coerced and prepared for future propaganda videos, as falsely suggested by users on Twitter. The video ...

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‘This is not a drill!’ Netflix outages trigger ‘doomsday’ distress after Facebook & Instagram issues

In a down day for people looking to waste time on the internet, Netflix is suffering outages across Europe. The problems follow widespread issues on Instagram and Facebook. The hugely popular TV streaming site has been suffering major problems in Europe with nearly 2,000 issues reported in many of the continent’s major cities, according to Outage Report. Numerous users reported ...

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Get out the way: Russian warplanes land on highway as part of tactical drill (VIDEO)

Russia’s military turned a highway into a runway for its fighter jets and bombers so that pilots could train landing on unprepared surfaces. Traffic on a federal highway in Russia’s Rostov region was temporarily halted for the tactical flight training of the mixed aviation unit of the army Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District. Pilots of ...

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‘This is not a drill’: Hawaii gets ballistic missile alert ‘by mistake’

Published time: 13 Jan, 2018 18:49 Edited time: 13 Jan, 2018 18:58 A text warning of an imminent incoming ballistic missile, which urged residents to “seek immediate shelter” was “accidentally” issued by Hawaii Civil Defense, briefly stirring panic and confusion on social media. DETAILS TO FOLLOW HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. ...

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Russian military to ‘drill’ enemy defenses with new gliding bomb

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 15:17 Russia’s military is about to adopt a state-of-the-art aerial bomb, called ‘Drel’, or drill, which can be dropped by a bomber without entering an enemy’s airspace, due to the weapon’s ability to glide for dozens of kilometers. The head of Russian munitions developer Techmash, Vladimir Lepin, described ‘Drel’ as a “gliding bomb cartridge with ...

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Michael Moore vows to drill for oil offshore Trump’s Mar-a-lago resort

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 15:54 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 15:54 Filmmaker Michael Moore is threatening to frack near President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-lago resort in an apparent response to the administration’s plan to open the US coast to offshore drilling. “Our fracking off the coast of Mar-a-Lago begins right after Labor Day,” Moore wrote in a tweet on Saturday, ...

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