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Friday, January 3, 2014
SOCOM's Iron Man Suit
The United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) located in Tampa, Florida is developing an Iron Man Suit that will provide its Soldiers some revolutionary capabilities in protection, performance and improved situational awareness. The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit or TALOS will provide special operators with lighter, more efficient full-body ballistics protection and super-human strength. Situational awareness will be improved with the addition of antennas and computer components embedded into the suit providing user-friendly and real-time battlefield information. Sensors will regulate heating and cooling functions. The man-suit will probably not allow the special operator to fly! Learn more in "Socom Leads Development of 'Iron Man' suit", American Forces Press Service, December 31, 2013. Learn more about the USSOCOM TALOS or Iron Man Suit.