Army Recruits Fake Farm Animals For Combat Training


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Foam, fire-resistant goat heads will be the newest Army recruits.

Fort Knox is requesting the heads, along with faux chickens, cows, pigs, fruits and vegetables for the Army’s cadet summer training at Fort Knox, Time reported Friday. (RELATED: Here’s Exactly How The Military Could Lower Standards For Women In Combat)

The props, which must be the same color and size as the real animals, are used to simulate real battlefields, according to Time. Such livestock are common in places like Afghanistan and Iraq. (RELATED: TOTAL FAIL: Oregon Town Rents 75 Goats To Clear Invasive Species)

The original request was placed Wednesday, though a price was not set. See the entire list here.

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