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DARPA seeks lighter, more effective military biochem protection suits

DARPA's PPB program is looking to develop lighter, more comfortable suits to protect against chemical or biological threats

DARPA has awarded contracts to FLIR Systems, Leidos, and Charles River Analytics to develop new kit to protect soldiers and responders against chemical and biological (CB) threats. The Personalized Protective Biosystem (PPB) program seeks to produce improved personal protective equipment (PPE) suits that are lighter, more comfortable, and able to deal with a wider variety of hazards.

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Category: Military, Technology

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