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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' debuts first trailer

Chris Evans returns as Steve Rogers/Captain America, teaming up with Black Widow to take on a powerful new enemy in Washington.

By October 24, 2013

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What's coming and going on Netflix for April 2015

On April 1, Netflix is giving a lot of movies the axe, no joke. Not to worry -- here's what's replacing them.

By March 18, 2015

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By April 1, 2015