Radio controlled models are great fun. Most of us have had a few RC cars as children and maybe dabbled with the occasional helicopter or drone. It’s a rare breed of modeler, however, that gets to drive a radio-controlled bridge laying tank.
The lads prepare to fight the good fight.
The model is a replica of the British Centurion Bridgelayer – a modified tank designed to allow mechanized units to readily cross rivers and similar obstacles in European battlefields

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The GoPro HERO 5 is a great way to take amazing photos and record video on land and even underwater — but what about in the air? The GoPro Karma is a lightweight and foldable quadcopter that can take the action cam to greater heights, allowing it to capture fantastic aerial footage. 
Normally priced together at $899.99, you can now get both on sale for only $699.99 at Best Buy — a $200 savings at Best Buy.
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Let us be the first to tell you: this bundle is worth every penny, thanks to best-in-class stabilization for shake-free videos on land and in the air

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ZF recently became the first entity in Germany to receive approval to use drones to deliver spare parts, and the company now uses them to deliver parts from its central warehouses to its workshops.
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Having a drone that could follow you everywhere while taking high-quality images without crashing has been a flight of fantasy. With Zero Zero’s Hover 2, not only can you have a fully autonomous 4K selfie drone, you can have it for $400.
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NATO is developing new hi-tech tools, such as the ability to 3D-print parts for weapons and deliver them by drone, as it scrambles to retain a competitive edge over Russia, China and other would-be battlefield adversaries.

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