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VIDEO: Russian #military unveils next-gen Star Wars-like combat suit

VIDEO: Russian #military unveils next-gen Star Wars-like combat suit

The prototype features a helmet covering the soldier’s face and cutting-edge body armor. The next-generation combat gear also includes a powered exoskeleton to help increase performance and stamina while fighting. The prototype was unveiled on Thursday at the opening of Russia’s largest high-tech prototyping center at the National University of Science and Technology (MISIS) in Moscow. © Ruptly It was developed at the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Building, a major Russian weapons designer and primary military supplier. “We’re working on a concept for the combat suit of the future. On display is our vision of the suit we would like to develop within the next couple of years,” said Oleg Chikarev, deputy chief of weapons systems at the institute. © Ruptly “We're also working with [Russian] companies specializing in various elements of combat equipment and ...

Full article: https://www.rt.com/news/394745-russian-future-combat-suit...

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