DARPA: Combat Soldiers to Employ ‘Wearable Robots?’ | VIDEO

Combat Soldiers to Employ 'Wearable Robots

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     The military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) lab creates stunning inventions that could help our service members stay one step ahead when answering the call of duty.

Those creative and skillful minds gave “CBS This Morning” a sneak peek at technology you may have thought only existed in your dreams, reports CBS News correspondent Chip Reid. . . .

. . . “We do envision an entire platoon wearing wearable robots,” Sugar said. “These robots will assist them while carrying 100 pound backpacks.”

It’s one of hundreds of projects at universities and companies across the country funded by DARPA — an agency known as the Pentagon’s team of mad scientists . . ..

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