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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 10:01 p.m. PST

"The entrance to the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center is busy and confusing. Based on how much the soldier at the gate my Uber driver and I pulled up to was shouting at us, we were not doing a great job of navigating that entrance. But after a few phone calls and with the help of our escort for the day, I was finally on my way down the long path to the correct building.

Natick is an Army base where the military scientists at the forefront of the development of food systems for all of the armed forces (as well as NASA!) are developing new technologies like sonic agglomeration, vacuum microwave drying, and sonic swab technology. The part of Natick I wanted to visit is a warehouse full of super-cool machines that will potentially help our soldiers be able to do their jobs better, by feeding them foods that are packed with calories, nutrients, and flavor, but without weighing a ton or taking up much space…"
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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Jul 2019 10:26 p.m. PST

So, they'll be issuing them beef jerky, M&Ms, and peanuts?

Works for many, now.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2019 11:49 a.m. PST



Zephyr105 Jul 2019 8:41 p.m. PST

Including packs of dehydrated water in the rations was a genius move…

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