Not to be confused with The Hulk, Lockheed Martin’s HULC Exoskeleton is powered by a lithium-ion battery and enables soldiers to carry up to 200-pounds for extended periods. Best of all, it’s completely untethered and allows for free movement via hydraulics. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
Add loads of food, water, batteries and other supplies, and you become a human pack mule for your squadmates. Swap them out for a heavy machine gun and you transform into what Maxwell calls a “one-man crew-served weapon.” Maxwell says he live-fired his machine gun just before the trade show and “felt the recoil eliminated down to one-third.”