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Home > News > DuPont, MIT Look to Equip the Future Soldier

April 6th, 2003

DuPont, MIT Look to Equip the Future Soldier

Abstract:
When Professor Edwin Thomas strapped on a 40-pound backpack full of sand he realized the challenge faced by American combat soldiers. "It's tolerable for a second or two, but after a while the straps are sinking in and it hits you this is something you're going to be wearing 24 hours a day."

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