Articulating load distribution system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 10383377
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14520625

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Apparatuses and systems are provided. For example, in one embodiment of apparatus an upper back-plate includes shoulder supports and a connector. The apparatus also includes an articulating spine adapted to connect to the upper back-plate connector. The articulating spine includes a plurality of vertebra. Each vertebra a longitudinal bore. Some vertebra is adapted to mate with another vertebra Compressible discs are provided having a bore adapted to reside on each vertebra. A lower back-plate includes a receiving portion adapted to one end of the articulating spine. A chord interconnects each vertebra by insertion of the chord through the vertebrae bores, a bore in the upper back-plate, and a bore in a lower back-plate. The lower back-plate is adapted to connect to a hip mounted belt. Other embodiments are provided that include apparatuses and systems having features similar to the system described above.

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U S GOVERNMENT AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMYRDAR-GCL/BLDG 3 U S ARMY RDECOM-ARDEC PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ 07806-5000

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Carney, William F Fredericksburg, US 1 0
Kirejczyk, John A Marlborough, US 1 0
Scott, Trevor H Boston, US 1 0

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