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Army Explores Futuristic Uniform For Special Forces

From the Army News Service

May 29, 2013

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Army researchers are responding to a request from the U.S. Special Operations Command for technologies to help develop a revolutionary Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit. The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, is an advanced infantry uniform that promises to provide superhuman strength with greater ballistic protection. Using wide-area networking and on-board computers, operators will have more situational awareness of the action around them and of their own bodies. “There is no one industry that can build it,” said SOCOM’s senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Chris Faris, during a panel discussion at a conference at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., recently. Read more


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