“Unit commanders need to know the condition of troops under their command at all times– are soldiers alert, or tired, stressed, sick, dehydrated or cold? The Army’s futuristic solution is the development of wearable health sensors. Its Medical Command has issued a preliminary request for project proposals to modify an existing sensor, which will rely on Bluetooth technology until the Army can devise a different tactical wireless format.”
“The Army wants Health Readiness and Performance System (HRAPS) proposals that would provide…”
“The project includes testing of the prototype device in a lab as well as in the field, design for manufacturing, manufacturing setup costs, and a first article run. The Army is looking for modified versions of pre-existing technology…” Read the full article here.
Source: Army Wants Wearable Health Sensors to Keep Soldiers Fit to Fight – By Cameron Leuthy, June 5, 2018. Bloomberg Government.