Business News: Lockheed Martin Secures U.S. Army Exoskeleton Development Agreement

29Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



ORLANDO, FL – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $6.9 million award from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) to enhance the ONYX™ exoskeleton for future soldier demonstrations.  ONYX is a powered, lower-body exoskeleton with artificial intelligence (AI) technology that augments human strength and endurance.

Under the two-year, sole-source agreement, Lockheed Martin will optimize ONYX components.  The improvements will be evaluated by the University of Florida in advance of NSRDEC soldier demonstrations scheduled for 2019.

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