Unmanned Aerial Vehicles-
Small enough to fit in a backpack and launch by hand, these remote-control drones can send video and thermal imaging directly to the soldier on the ground.
Thermal Weapon Sight-
Capable of recognizing a target day or night, the infrared-equipped TWS will enable soldiers to take out insurgents from a distance of 1,100 meters.
Tactical Mobile Robot-
The SUGV can gather battlefield reconnaissance while keeping soldiers out of harm’s way.
The Rucksack-Enhanced Portable Power System is a lightweight charging station that unfolds like a picnic blanket.
The Human Universal Load Carrier from Lockheed Martin enables soldiers to carry more than 200 pounds with little effort.
XM806 Machine Gun-
The Army’s new .50-caliber machine gun is easily dismounted for speed and maneuverability.
M26 12-Gauge M.A.S.S.-
The Modular Accessory Shotgun System supplements the standard assault rifle with added lethality.
XM2010 Sniper Rifle-
An update to the M110 Army sniper rifle, it features .300 Win-Mag rounds and clip-on night sights.
This new grenade launcher, a.k.a. the Punisher, can reduce a firefight from 15 minutes to five.
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