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Ft. Benning hosts new technology demonstration

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - The Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning continues to experiment with new technologies aimed at helping soldiers do a better job.

On Tuesday, the center presented the latest prototype technologies currently under consideration for future use in the battlefield. 

Soldiers were able to test the technologies and offered feedback. The center says emerging technologies are essential for military readiness. 

"You're becoming an expeditionary Army," said Harry Lubin with the Maneuver Center of Excellence. "So we are prepared to go anywhere in the world, face any conditions and some of the technologies up there to prepare us for that"

More than 80 new technologies and new Army concepts focusing on the small tactical unit were tested as well.

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