Video of the Day: World's largest hovercraft attacks beach

This is a Zubr-class Russian military hovercraft. It's nearly 200 feet long, weighs 550 tons fully loaded, and can travel at over 70 mph. It'll fly straight over a five-foot high wall, and deliver three main battle tanks (or 500 troops) on the other side. And here is all the rest you need to know:

"Docking at the beach ... is a normal event," a spokesman [for the Russian defence ministry] was quoted as saying. "What people were doing at the beach on the territory of a military (base) is unclear."

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Via Gizmodo and Fark

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