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U.S. Special Operations Command is Engineering a Next-Generation Exoskeleton to Keep Operators Alive | Scout

U.S. Special Operations Command is Engineering a Next-Generation Exoskeleton to Keep Operators Alive | Scout

U.S, Special Operations Command Plans to Have Some Initial TALOS Iron Man suit Prototypes by 2018

U.S. Special Operations Command is making progress researching, developing and testing a next-generation Iron Man-like suit designed to increase strength and protection and help keep valuable operators alive when they kick down doors and engage in combat, officials said.

The project, formally called Tactical Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, is aimed at providing special operators, such as Navy SEALs and Special Forces, with enhanced mobility and protection technologies, a Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, statement said.

Source: U.S. Special Operations Command is Engineering a Next-Generation Exoskeleton to Keep Operators Alive – North Carolina – Scout