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A heavy “ruck” is a constant concern for soldiers and Marines. Pack it too lightly and there will come a time you need something and don’t have it.Pack it too heavily and every step will become a struggle.
Lockheed Martin wants to put these concerns to rest with its new Human Universal Load Carrier, or HULC.
The HULC is a strap on exoskeleton that can literally give every soldier a bit of super-human strength.
Testing so far has been successful and the next step will be mock battlefield exercises.
The following slides outline the suits amazing features.
The suit is currently being tested at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Centre in Massachusetts
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