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Post-9/11 Technology Brings Exoskeletons, Laser Cannons to 21st-Century U.S. Military

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HULC exoskeleton

Lockheed Martin's Human Universal Load Carrier, (HULC, seen here with an upper-body Lift Assist Device) is a lower-body, electrohydraulically powered exoskeleton designed to lift and carry heavy loads.

Credit: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. military has evolved so fast in the post-September 11th era that much of its technology would be nearly unrecognizable to commanders, soldiers, airmen, marines, and sailors only a few decades ago.

From Scientific American
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