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Comments on DARPA Wants Exoskeletons
In a briefing today on GovExec.com, a variety of projects from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) demonstrate that some science fiction thinking is good. (Read the complete story)

"And if these "Supersoldiers" rebel, and let their power go to their head, what do we do? Is it a special augmentation that can be controlled by both the Advanced human and some central control computer"
( 6/30/2004 11:50:02 PM)
"Of course the first known reference to military exoskeletons isnot in the 1959 novel "Starship Troopers" but in E E Doc Smith's Lensmen stories first published in 1948 (and written much earlier)."
(Daedelus 7/16/2004 11:35:22 PM)
"one of the most well known exo-skeletons is of course the "loader" from the Film Aliens"
(Delster 11/28/2005 1:03:53 AM)
"can someone say Iron man"
( 3/21/2006 8:41:35 AM)
"will this suit be available for the general public"
(virgil 4/18/2006 4:03:56 PM)
"could this suit be taliored to a specific person or is it just a one size fits all."
(V 5/24/2006 11:07:03 AM)
"Spartans..."
( 9/30/2010 12:54:38 PM)

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