Marines test new energy-harvesting gear

Lance Cpl. Corey Champagne, Field Radio Operator with 3rd Battalion, 12th Marines, 1st Marine Division, tests out Bionic Power’s PowerWalk during the Experimental Forward Operating Base here May 14. The PowerWalk is a wearable energy harvester that generates power while walking. ExFOB ’14 is taking place May 12-16 and offers Marines the opportunity to come out and evaluate technologies that could possibly be used in the Marine Corps’ future.