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Coming soon: 'Iron Man' suit for Army soldiers?

 
Coming soon: 'Iron Man' suit for Army soldiers?
Posted Friday, October 11th 2013 @ 11am  by Arden Dier, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If you've ever dreamed of being a superhero, there may soon be reason to join the Army.

It is developing a "revolutionary" armor that "promises to provide superhuman strength with greater ballistic protection," LiveScience reports.

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit would include a bulletproof exoskeleton frame; sensors to monitor heart rate and hydration, detect injuries, and even apply foam to seal wounds; and a computer that includes 360-degree night-vision cameras.

The Army is calling on multiple industries, government labs, and research organizations to make it happen, reports the BBC.

Read the full story on Newser.com

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