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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2014, 10:15:46 am »
McRaven mentions 'protection to survive coming through the door' I wonder if there is some major advance in body armor for this suit as well that maybe will help Spec Ops soldiers without the need for the 'powered' part to come to fruition which may takes much longer to develop.
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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2014, 06:20:36 pm »
An unpowered conformal body layer may well be the first development priority, as how bodies fit/interface to the subsequent hard layers may one of the largest issues.  Likewise conformal's capability needs to be maximized before hard exos are introduced.

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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2014, 04:25:46 am »
Thank you for posting this historically telling story bobbymike.

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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #22 on: May 22, 2014, 11:14:52 am »
I modified the title if others want to post articles related not just to TALOS but any advanced technology for the foot soldier.
 
http://breakingdefense.com/2014/05/darpas-wearable-display-augments-reality-for-foot-troops/
 
 
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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2014, 09:22:26 am »
I modified the title if others want to post articles related not just to TALOS but any advanced technology for the foot soldier.
 
http://breakingdefense.com/2014/05/darpas-wearable-display-augments-reality-for-foot-troops/
Is this thread  just for American kit BM?

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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2014, 10:44:57 am »
I modified the title if others want to post articles related not just to TALOS but any advanced technology for the foot soldier.
 
http://breakingdefense.com/2014/05/darpas-wearable-display-augments-reality-for-foot-troops/
Is this thread  just for American kit BM?

Wasn't my intent to exclude anything so I think any information related to future soldier technology can find a home here.
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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #27 on: June 17, 2014, 06:12:34 pm »
This is the Franco-Swiss RB-3D lower body exo skeleton mounted with ballistic armour etc at this year Eurosatory mil expo

Looks awkward as hell  :o


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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2014, 08:50:03 pm »
Instead of trying to get exosuits to work in combat, how about using them first for engineers / support personal? Should be an easier first step.


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Re: Exoskeleton Systems For Military and Civil Uses
« Reply #29 on: June 18, 2014, 07:32:11 am »
What I see as logical first steps:

1) Energy recovery boots/leg attachments to allow dismounted infantry to carry heavier packs longer distances at speed (but discarded in combat).

2) Body armour that is light weight and flexible enough that you can crawl through fences.

3) Incorporating anti-sniper sensors (acoustic and flash detection) in helmets.

So, I'd fund three-separate programs rather than paying for expensive concept art.