It’s no secret that both the military and private sectors are researching exoskeleton type suits to grant wearers increased strength, endurance and other benefits.
However, the Pentagon’s research wing, DARPA, wants to take that a step further. They are working on an actual cybernetic implant that would allow the wearer to truly become one with their augmented suits.
According to a CNN Report:
The U.S. military is spending millions on an advanced implant that would allow a human brain to communicate directly with computers.
If it succeeds, cyborgs will be a reality.
The Pentagon’s research arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), hopes the implant will allow humans to directly interface with computers, which could benefit people with aural and visual disabilities, such as veterans injured in combat.
For now, DARPA claims that the research isn’t intended for soldiers, but given that they are the research wing of the Pentagon it’s hard not to imagine cyborg soldiers in the near future. RELATED CONTENT: Ballistic Armor Maker AR500 and H&K Produce Real Life Boba Fett Bullet Proof Armor