In many ways, it was surprisingly accurate.
The author, Lt. Col. Robert R. Rigg, prophesized that these advancements — from night vision goggles, to helicopter warfare, to drone strikes — would come after 1974. While he was technically correct, many came later than he foresaw.
Here are 10 pieces of gear the “soldier of the future” has — right now.
Radios that offer constant communication with fellow soldiers.
“The FutureArmy soldier … will gain independence and action from an ultra-small radio transmitter and receiver,” Rigg wrote. “This transceiver
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