January 12, 2015

The Very Real Future of Iron Man Suits for the Navy

Featuring Andrew Herr, and Lt. Scott Cheney-Peters

Source: Defense News

Journalist Patrick Tucker

One day, troops will strap on bulletproof Iron Man suits and fly into battle, but only after a breakthrough in portable power storage that may not arrive for another decade. In the meantime, exoskeletons do have real military potential today, if only the Pentagon can shed some of its comic-book inspired notions and deploy them where they can do the most good — on ships. That’s according to a new report from the Center for New American Security.

Read the full article in Defense News.

  • Andrew Herr

    Adjunct Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Andrew Herr is an Adjunct Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS, the CEO of Helicase, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Security Studies at Geor...

  • Lt. Scott Cheney-Peters