Lockheed Martin’s ONYX Exoskeleton Reduces Soldiers’ Fatigue

Here is an exoskeleton designed to take load off soldiers. Lockheed Martin’s ONYX Exoskeleton is a powered lower-body device that increases mobility and reduces fatigue. ONYX conforms to the human body and has sensors that read speed, direction, and angle of movement to an on-board computer that drive electro-mechanical actuators at the knees.

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ONYX reduces the energy needed to squat, kneel, and move. It simply reduces stress on leg muscles and increases ability to handle rough terrain and stairs.

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