Army prototypes new self-powering 'Iron Man' soldier suits

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Fox News—The Army is testing and prototyping self-generating “Ironman-like” soldier exoskeletons, designed to massively change combat missions by supporting soldier movement, generating electricity, powering weapons systems and substantially lowering the weight burden of what troops carry in war.

Lockheed Martin's "Iron Man"-like leg suit catches U.S. Army's eye. It’s not Tony Stark’s iconic “Iron Man” suit. But an exoskeleton-like device developed by a Lockheed Martin team based in Orlando could give soldiers, workers and perhaps even the disabled some significant new powers. The ONYX suit uses embedded sensors to track body movement, which a computer...