January 04 2011
The U.S. Army is launching a survey that will measure 94 body points on 13,000 soldiers in an effort to improve the comfort, performance and conformity of uniforms and body armor, reports the Army Times.
The data realized in the anthropometric study will also be used to enhance avatars used in military gaming and in the digital design of equipment and vehicles, said researchers.
The first such survey since 1988 will measure 5,000 active-duty soldiers, 1,000 aviators, 2,000...
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