The Pentagon’s notorious “Iron Man” suit is beginning to take shape.
U.S. Special Operations Command, the umbrella organization for America’s commandos, is soliciting proposals for the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) an exoskeleton that will give American soldiers superhuman abilities.
The SOCOM broad agency announcement lists multiple capabilities desired for TALOS, including:
– An exoskeleton that can be either powered or unpowered. An unpowered version should be able to carry a seventy-five-pound load, while a powered model could lift 150 pounds.