Protective helmets, sharpshooting rifles for soldiers of tomorrow

In an endeavor to equip soldiers of tomorrow with everything high-end possible, the US army may be looking in for uniforms with nano-antenna arrays for communication and Augmented Reality-based helmet-mounted with innovative information systems, but the new face of the British soldier rests in the most innovative helmet ever. While the sniper detecting helmets are in development, these new helmets with ear protectors, mouthguard and side-mounted torch are still impressive in their way. The helmet, currently under trial, actually conceals the entire face and head yet allows human voices to be heard inside clearly. Besides the helmet, the £1billion-a-year programme to update battlefield equipment is also developing a uniform and a new combat rifle. While the uniform is camouflaged perfectly for the conditions in Afghanistan, the rifle - Lewis Sharpshooter is semi-automatic and said to be accurate up to 2,500ft. Via: DailyMail

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british soldier new helmet uniform rifle

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