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In February, Adm. William McRaven, the commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, said he wanted the new armors to be used in combat by August 2018
The project also brings together prop-making companies, small technology firms and defense giants such as the General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD), Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT) and Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN).
The real-life “Iron Man” suit currently envisioned by developers would be powered by a staggering 365 pounds of batteries. Reuters.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: Anon77
I think placing a radioactive isotope power system, on a front line, would probably be a tactical error. The reality of the situation is, that no matter how well armoured, it is always possible that one of these suits might get captured, and I think there has been rather enough laxity in security, where nuclear material is concerned.