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1 TALOS: The Soldier Super Suit By Michael Silva ITMG 100, Section 06

2 TALOS The US government called for a new TALOS:
Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit Advanced Infantry Uniform Promises to provide: Superhuman Strength Greater ballistic protection TALOS: Iron Man Super Suit

3 Combat Uses ‘Liquid Armor’ Sensor Cues
Stiffens at moment of contact for increased stopping power Increased mobility in a battle suit Sensor Cues Monitors heart rate, breathing, temperature Wound-stasis, to stop bleeding

4 Non-Combat Use Intelligent weight distribution Exoskeleton
Reduces stress on joints Exoskeleton Increased strength Increased physical capacity Internal body sensors Injury sensors

5 Complexity Most complex armor created High expectations
Multiple industries working on it Technology from all different fields Most advanced technology in each field Some technology isn’t finished yet High expectations

6 Many Want to Help Design
TALOS concept art

7 Opposition Many believe that it is promoting sending more troops into combat because of ‘increased security of troops’ Many flaws in design Not expected to be field-tested for three years Non-existent technology Long-lasting power source

8 Pros and Cons Pro Con Advanced technology X Heads-up Displays
Low battery life No long-term power Increased protection Encourages fighting Health monitoring

9 References Baird, Will. "US Army Starts Developing Powered Armor Under the TALOS Project." The Dragon's Tales. N.p., 31 May Web. 8 Oct "Camouflage Wallpapers." Full HD Desktop Wallpapers. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov Fung, Brian. "TALOS Is the Army's Plan to Create an Iron Man Suit." Washingtonpost.com. Washington Post, 9 Oct Web. 9 Oct Hoarn, Steven. "SOCOM Seeks TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit)." Defensemedianetwork.com. Defense Media Network, 18 May Web. 10 Nov "The Iron Man Cometh: US Army Commissions 'TALOS' Suit with Liquid Armor." The Iron Man Cometh: US Army Commissions 'TALOS' Suit with Liquid Armor - RT USA. N.p., 10 Oct Web. 10 Nov Lallanilla, Marc. "'Iron Man' Suit Under Development by US Army." LiveScience.com. TechMedia Network, 10 Oct Web. 10 Nov Roger, Teel. "ARMY.MIL, The Official Homepage of the United States Army." Army Explores Futuristic Uniform for SOCOM. United States Army, 28 May Web. 8 Oct Soldier Systems Daily. "Screw Iron Man – TALOS Needs To Look Here - Soldier Systems." Soldier Systems RSS. N.p., 1 Nov Web. 8 Oct "Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit." Military.com. Monster, 2 Oct Web. 8 Oct


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