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    Special Ops Envisions 'Iron Man'-Like Suit To Protect Troops

    On NPR's All Things Considered they had a pretty interesting article about the next generation of body armor.
    http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechcons...protect-troops

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    Re: Special Ops Envisions 'Iron Man'-Like Suit To Protect Troops

    Thanks for posting this, somebody at the Pentagon really likes Iron Man. Sequestration sucks!

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    Re: Special Ops Envisions 'Iron Man'-Like Suit To Protect Troops

    I'd heard about R&D on an exo-suit, but the applications at that time were along the lines of a support system, doing heavy lift. Like the guy said, there was bound to be attempts to hang weapons on the suit.
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