Apple is joining Pentagon to develop high-tech wearables

The Pentagon has just announced a partnership with 162 companies and universities. Some of the 162 partners are Apple, Boeing, and Harvard Univeristy. The partnership aims to develop and produce high-tech military wearables to be worn by soldiers.

Defence Secretary, Ash Cartet said:

“I’ve been pushing the Pentagon to think outside our five-sided box and invest in innovation here in Silicon Valley and in tech communities across the country,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in prepared remarks on Friday.

“Now we’re taking another step forward.”

The United States government has confirmed it will contribute $75 million for the developement of the project.

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Tags apple, Pentagon
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