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September 17, 2020
The Army wants to build a brand new exoskeleton to help soldiers ruck faster and harder
Source: Task and Purpose
Journalist Jared Keller
The Army is formally moving ahead with the development and fielding of a powered exoskeleton to help soldiers move faster and carry more while reducing overall fatigue after years of experimentation and testing.
Officials with Army Futures Command are currently in the process of drafting formal requirements for an infantry exoskeleton ahead of a defense industry day sometime in November, said Ted Maciuba, deputy director of the robotic requirements division for Army Futures Command.
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