Foot soldiers thrive on their shooting skills, but learning expert marksmanship can take a long, long time.

US Army researchers could soon have a robotic shortcut to improving those skills, however. They’re working on MAXFAS, an arm exoskeleton that uses cable-activated arm braces to correct involuntary arm shakes while you’re shooting — think of it like a stabilized camera.

The carbon fiber body is light enough that it doesn’t weigh you down, and it’s smart enough to detect the differences between purposeful movements (such as aiming) and tremors.

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