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.
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
Reflective textile thread
Fibers incorporated directly into fabrics and other materials simplify the manufacturing process around reflective sewn products
Super-nonwetting, self-cleaning omniphobic fabric that resists water, oil,...
Material made from nanoparticles repels most liquids and can be used for enhanced biological/chemical protective clothing and military uniforms
Reduced toxicity, slow-rate pyrotechnic strobe composition
A pyrotechnic that pulses only once per minute while also being less toxic and more environmentally friendly
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