Live Mike
In ancient Roman warfare, the testudo or tortoise formation was a type of shield wall formation commonly used by the Roman legions during battles, particularly sieges. Testudo formation - Wikipedia | A shame the Chinese people can't use the Spartan Phalanx using highly dense, very long poles instead of spears.
Hound of Heaven
Reminds me of the stormtroopers from Star Wars. Life imitating 'entertainment'.