General Electric’s Hardiman I, 1965-71

Hardiman is a name derived somehow, from “Human Augmentation Research and Development Investigation.” and Man from MANipulator. Sometimes written as HardiMan, Hardi-Man, Hardi Man, Hardiman I. Said to also be officially called the “Powered Exo-skeleton - Cybernetic Zoo

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