The device uses a system of powered cables that timely adds pulling forces to human movement and therefore saves a serviceman’s energy. The soldiers undergoing the test have to hike a three-mile distance across differing terrains.
Watch DARPA Super Soldier Exoskeleton in Trials
17:00 GMT 25.09.2015 (Updated: 10:29 GMT 06.08.2022)
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DARPA is testing an exoskeleton which can help heavily encumbered soldiers cover long distances with less effort and minimize the risk of muscle injuries.