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Iron (Canadian) Man

Iron (Canadian) Man

No joke: Perhaps after watching Robert Downey, Jr kick all that ass, the Canadian Defence Department posted a contract tender Monday asking companies for proposals for high-tech body suits that could help Canadian soldiers carry bigger loads into battle.

The contract, worth up to $204,000, is to be awarded in June and could include creation of a prototype and demonstration suit. The work is set to run until Jan. 31, 2011.

The Canadian Press reports.

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