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Mr. Dutch DeGay, Project Engineer for the Objective Force Warrior Program, conducts a Pentagon press briefing on the Armys prototype combat orm. The prototypes helmet incorporates infrared thermal, day/night video cameras, chemical-biological sensors, a global positioning system, broadcast heads-up display and ballistic protection. The torso garment incorporates body armor and has physiological status monitors that allows the individual soldier, as well as the medics on the battlefield, to know exactly what the individual soldiers physical condition is at any given time. The orm is suitable for all climate conditions, having the capability of being heated or cooled. The combat...

Mr. Dutch DeGay, Project Engineer for the Objective Force Warrior Program, conducts a Pentagon press briefing on the Armys prototype combat orm. The prototypes helmet incorporates infrared thermal, day/night video cameras, chemical-biological sensors, a global positioning system, broadcast heads-up display and ballistic protection. The torso garment incorporates body armor and has physiological status monitors that allows the individual soldier, as well as the medics on the battlefield, to know exactly what the individual soldiers physical condition is at any given time. The orm is suitable for all climate conditions, having the capability of being heated or cooled. The combat...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: Mr. Dutch DeGay, Project Engineer for the Objective Force Warrior Program, conducts a Pentagon press briefing on the Armys prototype combat uniform. The prototypes helmet incorporates infrared thermal, day/night video cameras, chemical-biological sensors, a global positioning system, broadcast heads-up display and ballistic protection. The torso garment incorporates body armor and has physiological status monitors that allows the individual soldier, as well as the medics on the battlefield, to know exactly what the individual soldiers physical condition is at any given time. The uniform is suitable for all climate conditions, having the capability of being heated or cooled. The combat uniform is being researched and developed at the US Army (USA) Soldier Systems Center, located at Natick, Massachusetts.

Base: Pentagon

State: District Of Columbia (DC)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: R. D. Ward, CIV

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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23/05/2002
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The U.S. National Archives
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