$1 Million Prize for Wearable Power

Miles, Donna
September 2007
Soldiers;Sep2007, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p42
The article focuses on the wearable power contest of the U.S. Department of Defense which challenges participants to lighten warfighters' loads. The goal of the contest is to reduce to about 2 pounds per day the weight of the power system that drives radios, night-vision devices, global positioning systems and other combat gear. Prizes for the contest amounting to $1 million, $500,000 and $250,000 will be awarded in November 2008.


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