Rations on the battlefield have come a long way over the history of war. Military scientists are constantly trying to make them more nutritional -- and although it's hard to believe sometimes -- taste better.
As part of Military.com's "5 Things You Don't Know" series, we took a look at the history of rations and where they might be going. For instance, U.S. military leaders didn't start worrying about how the rations tasted until 1944.
As for the future? Having a hot dog or a piece of pizza printed for on the battlefield is not out of the realm of possibility. Check it out here. And for mobile readers, use this link.