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Lockheed Martin is trying to sell the US Army a robotic wearable exoskeleton that can increase and prolong the soldier's ability to cover ground quickly and transport heavier loads.  Extreme examples of this principle were shown in the movie 'Avatar', but this suit is much more nimble and lightweight, at around 50 lbs.  The wearer is said to not even notice it, as the suit's robotic sensors and microprocessor follow what you want to do, like walk or pick up something, and it responds to assist. The load carrying ability still exists even when the battery pack is exhausted.

The US Army's soldiers could be viewed as becoming superhuman, with night vision, network connections to each other and unmanned drones, robotic exoskeletons, body armor and what ever next. Times are changing fast...