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US military aims to combat chemical threats with ‘smart uniform’ | Fox News

US military aims to combat chemical threats with ‘smart uniform’ | Fox News

In the next decade, U.S. soldiers could get new smart uniforms that are breathable but also designed to shield them from hazards like viruses and chemical weapons, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced on Wednesday.

The uniforms could be made of fabric that contains tiny carbon nanotubes that function as channels to let water vapor out, but at the same time block biological agents like viruses from entering.

Source: US military aims to combat chemical threats with ‘smart uniform’ | Fox News