CME Hosts Soldier Design CompetitionFifteen teams from across three departments presented project ideas, with cadets from Departments of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (CME), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Systems Engineering (SE), and Chemistry and Life Science (CLS) competing for nine slots to advance to the Soldier Design Competition (SDC) Semi-finals Facebook Live event to be held on April 24. Six teams will ultimately travel to Lincoln Lab to compete against MIT students on April 30. Winners included a novel silencer for a M249, a tactical generator monitoring system, an Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) deployment device, and a tunable rucksack.

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