Defense industry gadgets go on display in London
LONDON | Transformable robots and weightdistribution rucksacks are among the cuttingedge products on display at a London showcase for defense science and technology.
The Ministry of Defense’s Center for Defense Enterprise on Tuesday unveiled the latest gadgets and gizmos being developed by smalland medium-sized enterprises for use in supporting Britain’s troops.
Companies with research contracts from the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory presented their designs at the showcase, from fabric keyboards for military uniforms to gunshot-detection systems for helmets.
Prospective buyers also tried on weight-distribution backpacks fitted with special cooling panels and looked at masks designed to maximize the efficiency of oxygen delivery.