(CBS Newspath) — Like Tony Stark in Iron Man, now British soldiers may fly into the future. The invention is called “the real-life Ironman” and could be the future of war.
Gravity Industries developed the jet suit to go anywhere quickly.
“So when you’re assaulting a ship coming from a ship to a beach trying to get to a hilltop…trying to outflank an enemy position. all of those things become super fast without depending on a helicopter,” said Gravity Industries founder Richard Browning.
The new technology has a top speed of 85 miles per hour and can fly for about five minutes.
“We can now move individual special forces soldiers in a very very nimble way where trying to counter that becomes a real challenge,” he said.
The invention could save lives. Last year, paramedics tried it out to reach…