In the storyline in the Wargs Trilogy is oriented around a real-to-life scenario wherein a renegade group of former government researchers seek to exploit a retro virus developed in a government lab. The virus was created to facilitate the creation of a human-animal hybrid to be bred and developed into super-soldiers. Although written as fiction, the story is closer to reality than most people are willing to accept. The article linked to this blog highlights the extent that governments are willing to push transgenics to achieve the goal of creating a super-soldier. Click the link below to read the article.
U.S. Super-Soldiers of the Future will be Genetically Modified Transhumans