January 12, 2015

Between Iron Man and Aqua Man

Exosuit Opportunities in Maritime Operations

By Andrew Herr and Lt. Scott Cheney-Peters

"Between Iron Man and Aqua Man: Exosuit Opportunities in Maritime Operations" examines how exosuit technology, often considered in the context of special operations or ground forces, could be used in maritime applications in the near-term.

The report’s authors are Andrew Herr, CEO of Mind Plus Matter, and Lt. Scott Cheney-Peters, a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Authors

  • Andrew Herr

    Adjunct Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

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  • Lt. Scott Cheney-Peters

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