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RT: New Russian T-14 Armata tank grinds to a halt on Red Square

Russia’s military will be glad it was only a dress rehearsal, as its new state-of-the-art tank broke down in the Red Square. One of the T-14 Armata tanks ground to a halt, before finally rumbling away after the Victory Day parade rehearsal was over.

In a dress rehearsal for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on May 9, a parade of the new tanks, which were getting their first public viewing, rolled towards the very heart of the Russian capital.

All seemed to be going to plan until one of the mighty machines unexpectedly stopped right in front of the Lenin's mausoleum. Its engine was still running, but the tank would not move. An attempt to tow it away failed, before the T-14 eventually managed to restart and rumble off around 15 minutes later.

WNU Editor: Better have it happen now instead of Saturday.

More News On Russia's Armata Tank Breaking Down In the Middle Of Red Square During Today's Victory Day Parade Rehearsal

Parade hiccup as Russia prepares to unveil 'masterpiece' tank -- Reuters
Russian Armata Tank Breaks Down in Parade? -- AP
New Russian hi-tech tank grinds to halt in Victory Day parade rehearsal -- The Guardian
Russia reveals fearsome Armata tank in bid to gain battlefield advantage -- Euronews
Russian super-tank 'stalls' on rehearsal parade in Moscow -- BBC
Russia's New Armata Tank Seems to Break Down During Parade Rehearsals -- Moscow Times
Russia's Newest Tank Stops Working During Parade Rehearsal -- ABC News
Russia: T-14 Armata super tank breaks down during parade rehearsal in red Square -- IBTimes
Victory Day fail: Russia's tank to defeat all tanks breaks down mid-rehearsal -- Mashable

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