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November 5 -- For years, top Marine commanders have been worried about the amount of weight each of their troops carries. There's the body armor, weapons and ammunition. Those are must-haves. But they also carry lots of water to keep from becoming dehydrated and batteries for their radios, GPS gear and night-vision goggles. Now, the Marine Corps is looking at how to reduce the water and battery weight. At a base in California this month, Marine and Navy researchers are testing a concept called Marine Austere Patrolling System, with a built-in solar panel and a water filtration system. >>View Article

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