AFSOC to Equip Dismounted Teams with an Advanced Wearable C4

The U.S. Air Force is fielding equip enhanced wearable command and control systems to enable dismounted elements to guide and control close air support operations. The Black Diamond Advanced Technology company was selected by Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) to develop a specially configured version of its Modular Tactical System (MTS) wearable system.

New Miniature Lasers Improve Air/Ground Coordination, Response

Elbit Systems is demonstrating several new systems providing ground forces with better, safer air support. Among the systems displayed at the AUSA exhibition are the Rattler and Serpent-M, an ultra-light, battery-powered laser target designator and marker is small enough to be carried by foot-mobile war fighters, enabling soldiers to designate targets for laser-guided bombs, missiles and other munitions.

Joint Terminal Controller Training and Rehearsal System (JTC TRS)

The centerpiece of the JTAC training system is the Joint Terminal Controller Training and Rehearsal System (JTC TRS), providing a high-fidelity, fully immersive, realistic...

US Marines’s Forward Observers Gear up For Excalibur

The US Marine Corps plans to field hand held Target Location, Designation and Hand-off Systems (TLDHS) to equip artillery forward observers with entry device...