THE MOST BADASS THING EVER?
http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/bizarre-war-machine-rolls-into-libyan-battle-4476687
>Onto a battlefield littered with bizarre  homemade weaponry, Libya’s ruling militia fighters have rolled out their  weirdest contraption yet: a concrete and steel behemoth that’s a cross  between a bulldozer and a battleship.>The  towering monster, which appeared today in Sirte to help capture Muammar  Gaddafi’s home town, has a battleship’s pointed prow and portholes  along its sides with steel covers that can be pulled down.>Clad  in concrete sandwiched between steel plates, it is painted in the  colours of the new national flag - red, green and black.>Built  onto a tracked bulldozer in then-rebel workshops in the city of  Misrata, the new weapon is designed to smash through roadblocks and  barricades.>The vehicle is also manned by four gunners who have five heavy machine guns to fire and a tank gun mounted on top.>A  video camera mounted on the front was damaged by gunfire and he has to  rely on two comrades peering out of slits at the front to guide him.>A  commander wearing a gold-braided ship’s captain’s hat sat on top and  shouted directions as Ali manoeuvred up to the battlefront.>Asked about his headgear, he said: “It’s my lucky hat!”

THE MOST BADASS THING EVER?

http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/bizarre-war-machine-rolls-into-libyan-battle-4476687


>Onto a battlefield littered with bizarre homemade weaponry, Libya’s ruling militia fighters have rolled out their weirdest contraption yet: a concrete and steel behemoth that’s a cross between a bulldozer and a battleship.

>The towering monster, which appeared today in Sirte to help capture Muammar Gaddafi’s home town, has a battleship’s pointed prow and portholes along its sides with steel covers that can be pulled down.

>Clad in concrete sandwiched between steel plates, it is painted in the colours of the new national flag - red, green and black.

>Built onto a tracked bulldozer in then-rebel workshops in the city of Misrata, the new weapon is designed to smash through roadblocks and barricades.

>The vehicle is also manned by four gunners who have five heavy machine guns to fire and a tank gun mounted on top.

>A video camera mounted on the front was damaged by gunfire and he has to rely on two comrades peering out of slits at the front to guide him.

>A commander wearing a gold-braided ship’s captain’s hat sat on top and shouted directions as Ali manoeuvred up to the battlefront.

>Asked about his headgear, he said: “It’s my lucky hat!”

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