Sources: SOCOM [BAA], The Tampa Bay Tribune, MIT, FBO
quote: The Army response also suggested that the program use an upcoming Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) bulletproof armor technology nicknamed "liquid metal". The technology features magnetorheological fluids -- special metal-based fluids which can turn from liquid to solid in milliseconds when a charge is applied.
quote: IF a 50cal round SHOT from 1000 yards and hits a Man on his hand, It will Rip the entire arm off, just based on Inertia alone.
quote: ...is on the brink of potentially massive budget cuts...the suit will be critical to America maintaining military dominance in coming decades