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'Bionic legs' for Armed Forces

All members of the Armed Forces, past and present, injured in Iraq or Afghanistan will be able to get state-of-the-art micro processor limbs, known as "bionic legs".

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Up to a year and half to fit all new bionic legs

Six and half million pounds will be used to supply the injured soldiers of Afghanistan and Iraq with state of the art new bionic legs.

Those currently waiting for a limb will start to get the new ones fitted straight away, those who already have a prosthetic leg will get their replaced.

Defence Minister Mark Francois told Daybreak the whole process should take a year to a year and half to fit the legs.

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