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Rheinmetall to supply additional Argus soldier systems to the Canadian Armed...

The Canadian Armed Forces have exercised options under the Integrated Soldier System Project (ISSP) to procure an additional 1,256 Rheinmetall Argus soldier systems, which will be delivered next year. This order is worth CAD22 million (€14.3 million)

Mechanical ‘Hand’ Helps Soldiers Handle Heavy Weapons

Engineers are working diligently to reduce the weight Marines and soldiers carry in action, but engineers at the U.S. Army Research lab took a different approach - adding limbs to improve soldier lethality. Called the 'Third Arm', the device helps to reduce the weapon's weight off of the Soldiers' arms and better distribute it through the skeleton. Called the 'Third Arm', the 1.8 kg device helps to reduce the weapon's weight off of the Soldiers' arms and better distribute it through the skeleton.

Canadian Soldiers to Receive Modern, Integrated Soldier Systems

The Canadian government has awarded Rheinmetall Canada an initial contract worth CAD 7 million (€5) for the qualification of Integrated Soldier Systems (ISS) for Canadian military use.

ST Electroncis Displays Infantry Suits at Singapore Airshow 2012

ST Kinetics is displaying two versions of the Advanced Combat Man Systems (ACMS) at the Singapore Airshow 2012. The basic ACMS is currently deployed...

REX, a Robotic Mule from IAI

IAI is introducing a small robotic mule platform called REX, designed to support infantry teams in dismounted operations. The robotic platform employs a simplified, specially developed method to recognize the path of its leading soldier, following the team’s path with high accuracy using ‘virtual bread crumbs’ the leading soldier leaves behind him.

Skylark 1LE + Dominator Offer New Benefits for Special Ops

Elbit Systems demonstrated how the Skylark 1LE, a small, silent, tactical mini-unmanned aircraft systems (Mini-UAS) can be operated with standard 'Dominator' wearable command and control, significantly reducing the warfighter carried load, relieving forward units from the need to deploy, control and retrieve UAS and empower special operations teams with persistent, 'semi-organic' ISR support.

FELIN Soldier Systems Enter Service with the French Army

The 1st Infantry Regiment, the oldest unit in the French Army, is also the first unit in Europe to implement a full digitized soldier...

Update: U.S. Army Awards Enhanced NVG Contracts to ITT, DRS and...

The U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command (REDCOM) have ordered 660 Enhanced Night Vision Goggles (ENVG) from three manufacturers for testing, toward massive fielding...

Soldier Technology Europe 2010

Soldier Technology 2010, now in its 9th consecutive year, is a unique forum for soldier modernization professionals from military, government and industry organizations. The event...

Sagem

Sagem, a high-tech company in the Safran group, is a leading provider of electronic and optronic systems, including avionics, electronics and safety-critical software for...

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...