The German army could be trying out a surprising new defence strategy after it emerged their soldiers were growing breasts as a result of a new hard-hitting rifle drill. 

Members of the country’s elite fighting force have begun developing man-boobs in a potentially-innovative approach to defeating enemy forces.

Soldiers from the Wachbataillon guard battalion are experiencing the unintentional side effect as a result of slapping their rifles too hard on their chest during drills.