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Thales Awarded £150 million FIST order

British infantry units will soon be issued with new Surveillance and Target Acquisition (STA) package. The order, part of a £150m contract awarded by the...

FIST Assessment Phase

The FIST (Future Integrated Soldier Technology) program, currently in the assessment phase, has gone through several phases of trials, which highlighted some technical issues with equipment...

Future Integrated Soldier Technology – FIST

FIST (Future Integrated Soldier Technology) is a tri-service project initiated by the UK Ministry of Defense, which will provide the British Armed Forces with...

Integrated Soldier Systems (ISS) at Eurosatory 2008

Many Integrated Soldier Systems (ISS) were on display, underlining one of the major deficiencies of this new and evolving trend – lack of interoperability...

Canada’s Integrated Soldier System Program

Backed by C$310 budget, Canada's will equip Canada's Integrated Soldier System Program (ISSP) is expected to become operational in 2011-2012, as part of a...

PECOC Program Develops Better Battle Dress, Combat Gear for British Troops

Personal Equipment and Common Operational Clothing (PECOC) is designed to replace the current Combat 95 clothing, load carriage and legacy items. PECOC wil develop...

FIST Derivatives Rush to Afghanistan to Support British Army Troops

Britain's FIST program encountered some delays last year, as the Ministry of Defence (MOD) addressed urgent operational requirement (UOR) from deployed Army units, to improve communications...

Portable Power Sources and Fuel cells for Soldier systems – at...

Energy capacity of batteries means a great deal to ground forces. Heavy, expensive, non-rechargeable military batteries are slowing warfighting efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan...

Personnel Radios for Soldier Modernization Programs – at Soldiertech 2007

Several companies introduced advanced personel radios at At Soldier Technology 2007. Among the systems on display were the RF-7800S-TR UHF set from Harris, the latest version...

Review of soldier modernization programs – at Soldiertech 2007

Soldier Technology 2007 conference and exhibition, organized by the Worldwide Business Research (WBR) group porovided an excellent view into some of the leading soldier modernization programs worldwide....

MILTRAK – Command and Control for the Dismounted Combat Team

Thales UK unveiled at Soldier Technology 07 its new MILTRAK, a command and control unit designed for infantry teams. MILTRAK comprises a navigation module,...

Modern Infantry Systems at the 2006 Eurosatory Exhibition

Several companies displayed the results of infantry combat systems development programs, as well as generic upgrades for infantry weapons, protection, sensors, communications etc. At...

C4I & UAV Systems at Eurosatory 2004

Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) are becoming a most essential element in modern military operations. Under current 'transformation' programs, C4ISR...

DSEi-2005 Exhibition Review – Infantry Systems

Infantry systems presented at DSEi included a wide range of weapons, accessories and gadgets designed to fit current warrior's needs and future infantry suits...
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