Soldier’s science project may benefit entire Army (with help from Picatinny Arsenal)

1st Lt. Derek Wales (shown in photo with green screen background prior to his promotion) shows his "DemonEye" invention that rapidly tells a Soldier where he is on the battlefield and can be produced on the cheap.

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — A Soldier’s quest started small, with a simple inspiration during a cadet field exercise in 2010.

His West Point electrical engineering and computer science class instructor gave him the “go-ahead” to follow that inspiration to the completion of his senior class project.

Now, that simple and popular invention could find a place with Soldier’s Army-wide.

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