The Surprising Ways Military Technology Is Used in Real Life

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When you think of the military, what pops to mind? Tanks, grenades and AR-15s? What about undershirts, duct tape and canned peas? Surprisingly, we have the military to thank for those creations, and much more.

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that certainly makes sense when it comes to the items on this list. Soldiers need the best technology possible — whether it's a weapon or a wristwatch. Here are just a few of the military inventions we now use in everyday life.