August 27, 2016  

'Iron Man' Team Helps U.S. Government Build Body Armor for Army

July 11, 2014 (6:46 am) GMT
Legacy Effects who has worked with Marvel is involved in TALOS project to help design and 3D print the prototypes.

U.S. government is reportedly developing a real-life "" suit for the army. According to The Wall Street Journal, Legacy Effects, the company who worked in the Marvel film franchise, is tapped to help design and 3D print the prototypes for the body armor.

The project is called TALOS. Private companies like Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and Raytheon are involved in the making of the suit that will be weaponized and bulletproof. It will also monitor vitals and give its wearer superhuman strength and perception.

Legacy Effects reportedly lends a helping hand on behalf of another company, Ekso Bionics. "When you're doing something for a movie it is all make-believe," Legacy founder Lindsay MacGowan said. "Whereas, for the military, that's really not going to be the case."

More Iron Man News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. P. Diddy Squashes Breakup Rumors With a Super Sweet Birthday Message for Cassie
  2. Does 'American Horror Story' Reveal the Murder Weapon in This New Season 6 Teaser?
  3. Taylor Swift Sports Bigger Breasts in Tight Crop-Top. Did She Really Get a Boob Job?
  4. Get Your First Glimpse of Tom Hardy in Christopher Nolan's WWII Film 'Dunkirk'
  5. Miley Cyrus Sports New Gold Band on Ring Finger. Is She Secretly Married to Liam Hemsworth?
  6. Jennifer Lopez Posts Cryptic Message After Breakup as Casper Smart Is Reportedly Still in Denial
  7. Is Britney Spears' 'Glory' Track 'Liar' About Ex Justin Timberlake?
  8. Donald Glover Addresses Lando Casting Rumor in Han Solo Movie