The U.S. Army CCDC Soldier Center, formerly known as Natick Labs, develops technologies and products in the following areas: military parachuting and aerial delivery; combat rations, food service equipment technology, and combat feeding systems; sustainable and survivable tactical shelter systems; and uniforms, gear, unmanned equipment, human augmentation systems, and energy management for powered dismounted combat technologies.
Advanced fabrics, fibers, and yarns for multifunctional clothing
Wool–aramid and other fiber blends offer superior comfort, moisture-management, fire-resistance, and other functionality for advanced garments and active-wear
Four-bar side parachute canopy release
Four-bar linkage assembly allows for multiple directions of release and includes an interface that removes hardware from the riser
Knee and elbow pads with abrasion and ballistic...
Lightweight limb and joint protection with excellent biomechanical characteristics
Wearable Transmission Device
A wearable electronic device for a textile-based electronic system
Low cost ground release
Parachute payload delivery system for a higher level of reliable deliveries
Multiple bundle sling load system
Payload delivery system that maximizes the equipment volume of the payload that can be used for transport up to the maximum aircraft weight capacity,...
Load distribution system
Load distribution system that aims to redistribute the weight of heavy loads without hindering mobility or range of motion
Linear rope brake system for aerial delivery
Automatic rope brake and lowering device
Portable chemical sterilizer
A rapid, portable and power-free chemical heater for the sterilization of contaminated objects
Insulated container for cold beverages
An insulated storage solution for bottled beverages or bladder-filled water, which is ultra-rugged, lightweight, and easily secured to a moving vehicle, boat or plane
Chlorine dioxide for surface decontamination
A novel method to rapidly, controllably and safely generate aqueous chlorine dioxide from inexpensive, dry reagents for spray-on or rinse disinfectant applications