Tanks Go Airborne for Indonesian Military Anniversary

Image: A Tank Firing Mid-Jump
An Indonesian Marine tank jumps and launches missiles during The 69th Republic of Indonesian Military Anniversary on October 7, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia.Robertus Pudyanto / Getty Images

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
SUBSCRIBE

Indonesia marked the 69th anniversary of its military on Tuesday with a ceremonious display of military machinery, including tanks firing their turrets in mid-air. The parade was the biggest in over a decade, and featured the Indonesian Army, Navy and Air Force, overseen by Republic of Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.