The HULC exoskeleton by Lockheed Martin

Just a couple of days ago I blogged about the REX exoskeleton aimed at assisting people with spinal cord injuries.

Today I want to share some video about the HULC (Human Universal Load Carrier) exoskeleton by Lockheed Martin aimed mainly at military applications.

The HULC is a battle-ready titanium robotic skeleton which weighs 53 pounds and can lift objects up to 200 pounds.  It is currently undergoing military trials and, if successful, is expected to be deployed on the battlefield in Afghanistan sometime next year.

So, how long before true Iron Man suites become reality?

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