- A series of hilarious images show some of the accidents tank drivers fall foul of
- From sinking into mud to writing cars off, some tank drivers need more practice
- One driver managed to upend a 50 tonne tank while another sunk his in the mud
They’ve got the equipment, but would you trust these hapless tank drivers to lead you into battle?
A collection of hilarious images reveal some of the accidents would-be recruits fall foul of away from the battlefield.
From sinking into mud holes to writing-off other cars, these tank drivers need a lot more practice before they truly earn their stripes.
In one case, despite finding his tank nearly completely submerged by dirt, one driver still found time to post of a selfie.
While another group of soldiers got that sinking feeling after finding their high-tech tank upside in a boggy marsh.
Crash, tank, wallop: What happens when an irresistible force meets a movable object? In this case a Volkswagen Polo gets crushed beneath a tanks’ caterpillar track tires
Sinking feeling: One recruit seems to have misjudged just how soft the terrain was after seeing their battle tank all but submerged into a muddy pool
It was like that when we got here: A group of soldiers appear to discuss battle tactics while a multi-million dollar tank lies upended behind them
Just a dent: Another case of irresistible force coming up trumps again after an army 4×4 is pictured crushed beneath the wheels of a large ex-Soviet tank
Parallel parking fail: This tank appears to have skidded off the road while driving through traffic leaving all but its canon pointing skyward
Right muddy mess: A tank driver is spotted surveying the mess he’s gotten himself into this time. Standing on top of his vehicle, the cadet has realized he may be hitchhiking back to base
Standing to attention: This tank driver managed to ‘park’ their tank face forward
Buried: These soldiers managed to bury their tank in dirt and had to dig their way out
Bogged down: These soldiers had the sinking feeling after finding their high-tech tank upside in a boggy marsh
Crash: This tank managed to lose its entire top half thanks to some reckless driving
Camouflage: This soldier took the plan of blending into the trees to a whole new level by crashing into one
Give it some gas: Despite caterpillar tracks helping tanks to move over a range of terrains with speed, this driver managed to get his tank lodged firmly into the dirt
Say cheese: Despite finding his tank nearly completely submerged by dirt, this driver still found time to post of a picture
Drag race fail: In the battle between tank and car, there was only ever going to be one winner
Upside down: Another case of tanks being upended by new recruits