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Super-human 'soldier of the future' unveiled

The soldier of the future will be a drug-enhanced, gadget-equipped fighting machine with a powerful "exoskeleton" straight out of science-fiction, according to US defence officials.

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qface643123d ago

looks kind of lame if you ask me
its another military concept i have seen some that looked much better than this some that looked just so bad ass

but then again they aren't going for looks they are going for efficiency

sack_boi3122d ago

I hope he doesn't Red Ring...

Rise Kujikawa3122d ago

A halo fanboy is going to modify that suit so he could role play as master cheif

RememberThe3573122d ago

This what I was thinking. And the author had the nerve to quote fashion designers on what they thought of the suits "look".

But you know what? This is just a prototype. The US Military is all about looking badass (mental warfare), so I would expect then to redesign the suit as development moves forward.

Raz3122d ago (Edited 3122d ago )

I disagree - I think looks are almost as important. You'd want to intimidate your opponent, and that's hard to do in a getup like this. lol

Don't be fooled though, if the Pentagon gets their budget it'll end up looking a lot scarier. This is currently a mock-up they probably rigged out of hockey pads.

edit: ..What 1.5 said. ^_^

Tsar4ever013121d ago

Man that helmet really sucks. And the outer shell does resembles STARWARS stoomtroopers, Personaly I prefer the FUTURE Soldier from FCS the army trying to relise, Just look at the game Ghost Recon: AW. It seems more praticle.

PS360PCROCKS3121d ago

Lol @ 1.3 you made my morning. haha

ThanatosDMC3121d ago

What if you gotta pee or poop, how in the world would you have time to take care of your business. Not to mention people from HQ will know/see what you're doing.

edgeofblade3121d ago

This looks much more Storm Trooper than Master Chief...

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Spike473123d ago (Edited 3123d ago )

"what is it supposed to accelerate?"
"You!"
lol sooo corny

"a team is being assembled" lol.

Defectiv3_Detectiv33122d ago

Wonder how much money our military wasted on this monstrosity? How much you wanna bet its defective.

Gotta love the Military Industrial Complex, sorry Ike, they just wouldn't listen to ya

Minute Man 7213122d ago (Edited 3122d ago )

the Military Industrial Complex, the one that Eisenhower warned us about they run the show.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Tito Jackson3121d ago

the GI JOE movie is gonna rock. You'll see.

SixZeroFour3123d ago

lol....US defense officials seem like theyve been getting into halo and the master chief

Narutone663123d ago

Otherwise, it'll ends up looking like power ranger.

SixZeroFour3122d ago

but there was a white ranger...lmao

might have looked better if the camo'ed the armor

Green Lantern23122d ago

cool i hope i get to be Master Cheif.

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