5 coolest gadgets showcased at AUSA's meeting
WASHINGTON — The five exhibition halls at this year’s Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and expo form a maze of the latest technology, weaponry and prototypes. The rows and rows of displays, ranging from ammunition to a self-propelled howitzer, can be overwhelming.
So we scoured dozens of booths Monday and found a few cool gadgets that soldiers would love to get their hands on.
Need to see at night but don’t want to be burdened with heavy gear? The Harris Corp. F5032 Lightweight Night Vision Binocular has you covered.
It’s lightweight — just under 500 grams, where other binoculars can weigh up to 700 to 800 grams, said Christian Johnson, a senior manager with Harris Corp. Wearers can read maps within 9 inches, cutting the usual distance by half; and it has a long battery life.
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