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Iron Man Suits, for Real?

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posted on May, 18 2008 @ 09:34 AM
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Iron Man Suits, for Real?


blogs.discovery.com

What we’re actually talking about is a powered exoskeleton, a mobile machine with a skeleton-like framework and a power source that augments — or even replaces — the biochemical processes of the human body to move its mechanized limbs. Since 2000, the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been funding research to develop such devices.
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posted on May, 18 2008 @ 09:34 AM
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Now THIS is cool. I knew that someone somewhere already had to be working on something that sounds so simple, and here it is.

This will go towards apparently turning our soldiers into super-soldiers (didn't Hitler say the same thing).



Besides creating a generation of military super-soldiers, powered exoskeletons could have a wide range of useful applications, such as enabling rescue workers to venture safely into burning buildings or toxic disaster sites.


Oh, ok, phew.

Anyway, I just thought some people here might think this was kind of cool too.

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posted on May, 18 2008 @ 10:58 AM
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Ok, so I maybe the only one who found this pretty interesting.

I also found this article to be interesting:

www.brookings.edu...



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