Soldiers don’t like hi-tech battle kit

Paul Raven @ 19-04-2007

Scarcely a week goes by in which we don’t hear about some new piece of science fictional gadgetry being added to the equipment of the world’s armed forces. What thos stories rarely bother to mention is what the soldiers themselves think of the new gadgets – and according to this article, US Army troops are distinctly underwhelmed by the ‘Land Warrior’ systems they’ve just been fitted out with. [SlashDot]

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