Technology Becomes a Soldier’s Best Friend

Today’s soldiers are better equipped than ever to survive the rigors of combat.

Spencer Chin, Senior Editor

May 23, 2024

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Wars, unfortunately, remain a fact of life in a rapidly changing and sometimes unstable world. Technology has played great role in changing how conflicts between nations are handled. But still, these conflicts all too often require manned soldiers to be out in the field keeping an eye on the enemy.

What has helped is that technology is making the soldier’s task more manageable. Better uniforms and armor abound, and technology is enabling soldiers to better receive warnings of impending danger and communicate with others.

Technology has significantly changed what soldiers carry into the battlefield, enhancing their capabilities and survivability. The following gallery has examples.

About the Author(s)

Spencer Chin

Senior Editor, Design News

Spencer Chin is a Senior Editor for Design News, covering the electronics beat, which includes semiconductors, components, power, embedded systems, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, and other related subjects. He is always open to ideas for coverage. Spencer has spent many years covering electronics for brands including Electronic Products, Electronic Buyers News, EE Times, Power Electronics, and electronics360. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him at @spencerchin.

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