Future Soldier

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From tactical instant messaging to clothing that monitors body temperature and "sniffs" the air for chemical or biological agents, how will future soldiers be equipped? Host Ira Flatow talks with soldier equipment specialist Dutch DeGay about the gear for the grunt of the future.


Jean-Louis "Dutch" DeGay
* Equipment Specialist, Objective Force Warrior Program, Army spokesperson, U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Natick, Mass.



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