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Elon Musk teases work on an 'Iron Man' suit

By T.K. Randall
June 10, 2016 · Comment icon 4 comments

Is a real-life Iron Man suit in the works ? Image Credit: CC BY-SA 2.0 William Tung
He might not be Tony Stark, but the SpaceX CEO is not entirely dissimilar to the comic book billionaire
Ever since Musk met with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Wednesday, speculation has been rife over exactly what the pair had been meeting about - especially after Musk himself later posted up a Tweet in relation to the mystery which read "Something about a flying metal suit...".

But is he really working with the Pentagon to build a real-life version of Tony Stark's famous flying exoskeleton or was his comment little more than a tongue-in-cheek reference ?

Sadly, in this particular case, it is far more likely that Musk was only there to discuss his plans to launch a new military satellite designed to bolster GPS services.

That said however, with the Pentagon currently showing a renewed interest in innovation, it is not outside the realms of possibility that an Iron Man suit wasn't at least mentioned at some point.

Source: Popular Science | Comments (4)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by Dark_Grey 8 years ago
When is he going to land that thing on the White House lawn and declare his Presidential campaign?
Comment icon #2 Posted by paperdyer 8 years ago
If the pic is actually the suit, it looks very cool!. I doubt that it works, but looks cool!
Comment icon #3 Posted by BeastieRunner 8 years ago
It's from Comic Con. It's a Storm Trooper / Iron Man hybrid.
Comment icon #4 Posted by TheGreatBeliever 8 years ago
Looks cool n all that, but u be done for when u itch..


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