When G.I. Joe hits screens next year, at least we now know that the super-soldiers will be well protected. A scooper sent IESB.net a set of photos of the new battle armor to be worn by Rachel Nichols and Channing Tatum in Stephen Sommer's adaptation of the 1980s cartoon.

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G.I. Joe is currently filming and is scheduled for an August 7, 2009 release. The film stars Ray Parks, Sienna Miller, Rachel Nichols, Said Taghmaoui, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Marlon Wayans, Channing Tatum, Dennis Quiad, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Arnold Vosloo, Karolina Isela Kurkov, Byung Hun Lee and Christopher Eccleston.