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Special Ops - New Battle 'Under' Armor!

DARPA Warrior Web Project | Battle Under Armor Fatigue & Injury Risk On The Field Special Operations teams venture out carrying survival and tactical gear crucial to their life and successful operation.  The packs are in excess of 100 pounds or more and are carried over rough terrain for extended periods of time.  This additional weight can increase the risk of injury to the soldiers muscles and skeletal structure.  Most vulnerable are the joint areas such as ankles, knees, hips and lower back.  Exacerbated fatigue is also a common issue with the additional weight.  This can impair the Soldiers' physical and cognitive abilities during operations and increase the chance of injury. 'Under' Armor Developed By DARPA DARPA, a military organization dedicated to enhancing national security, has initiated the Warrior Web program. They've developed ... Read more
Posted by Amy Juelich on October 23rd, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Military,DARPA,Military,Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit,TALOS