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Submission + - Million-dollar prize for soldier 'power pack'->

mnovotny writes: According to CNN — Inventors across the country are being asked to find a way to lighten the load U.S. soldiers carry on their backs — largely due to the high-tech gear that uses batteries — and the solution will be decided in a $1 million contest.

The Department of Defense is asking a person or team to come up with a way to lessen the weight of the 20-40 pounds of batteries a solider carries on a typical four-day mission. The batteries power everything from soldiers GPS systems to their night-vision goggles.

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Million-dollar prize for soldier 'power pack'

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