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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015


This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014


A soldier's gear on D-Day (pictures)

A look at the cutting-edge gear a soldier would likely be carrying storming the beach at Normandy in 1944.

19 Images By June 6, 2014


The con is on: Talking 'Con Man', 'Firefly' and Star Wars with Alan Tudyk

The creator and star of a new Web series making fun of the sci-fi convention experience tells us how his moment of panic led him to create "Con Man".

By September 30, 2015


How robots can help soldiers haul their heavy gear (pictures)

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a prototype designed to assist combat units by autonomously hauling their gear. That's useful since the average soldier carries 130 pounds of gear.

12 Images By June 24, 2014


Halo 5: Guardians introduces huge missions, and intimate stories

We fought one of the Covenant's largest weapons, and got to know the squad.

By September 22, 2015


Hero combat dog skydives with the soldier she saved

Layka, who lost a leg saving soldiers from an attacker in Afghanistan, skydives with her handler to test a new parachute harness for US combat dogs serving abroad.

By June 12, 2014


Today's Army soldier gear (pictures)

Updated for 2014, the modern soldier carries a range of state-of-the-art communications gear, personal protection, and powerful weapons into combat.

10 Images By June 6, 2014


Fallen soldier remembered with 3D-printed tribute

After being shot last August, Liam Nevins' bloody sleeve was cut off, becoming a keepsake. When he was killed a month later, his mother sought a memory -- a 3D print of the "Sleeve of Destiny."

By June 3, 2014


How to watch every Marvel property in the perfect order

We've laid out every Marvel movie and tv show in the perfect order for you to watch -- or just to impress people.

By April 30, 2015