The battery-powered exoskeleton, developed by Taiwan’s top weapons maker, will enhance troop mobility and endurance. Photo: Handout
The battery-powered exoskeleton, developed by Taiwan’s top weapons maker, will enhance troop mobility and endurance. Photo: Handout
Taiwan

Taiwan builds ‘ironman’ suit to cut fatigue for troops on the ground in wartime

  • The powered suit from the ‘Taiwan Ironman’ project will allow soldiers to lift heavy objects with ease and move at up to 6km per hour
  • Unveiling comes amid a spike in cross-strait tensions and US worries about Taiwan’s combat readiness

The battery-powered exoskeleton, developed by Taiwan’s top weapons maker, will enhance troop mobility and endurance. Photo: Handout
The battery-powered exoskeleton, developed by Taiwan’s top weapons maker, will enhance troop mobility and endurance. Photo: Handout
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