Tag: human performance

The Navy Wants Special Fabrics That Can Monitor A Pilot’s Health

The U.S. Navy is looking into buying specialized fabric to make biosensing suits for its pilots and aircrew, which would be able to physiological data, such as heart rates and deepness of breath. This comes as the service, as well as the U.S. Air Force and NASA, continue to conduct research into and search for solutions to the causes of hypoxia-like symptoms that have plagued pilots across various aircraft types in recent years.