LOCKHEED MARTIN TURNS TO MARVEL COMICS FOR INSPIRATION
It’s not exactly Iron Man, but Lockheed Martin’s Human Universal Load Carrier may be the first step down that road, allowing soldiers to cybernetically increase their strength for days at a time, as well as shield its wearer from harm.
Popsci writes: Lockheed’s Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) is a mechanized frame that allows soldiers to march or even run easily with loads of 200 pounds, as well as squat or kneel without trouble.
Lockheed are so excited about the Tony Stark-inspired suit that they’ve made a promotional video extolling its virtues over a Garageband-friendly soundtrack.
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What are your thoughts? Would this HULC over time, become debilitating to the soldiers body?