After Shock and Awe; September 2011; Scientific American Magazine; by Larry Greenemeier; 1 Page(s)
Since the attacks of September 11, Congress has approved nearly $1.3 trillion for military spending. Much of that money has gone into mounting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom. But some of the funds have been used to dream up and develop futuristic-sounding military devices such as exoskeletons.
Scientific American looked at some of these new and emerging technologies.