Soldiers serving in a dismounted
role rely heavily on equipment and oftentimes have knowledge of commercial items that can better help them accomplish a mission.
As the only meeting solely dedicated to enhancing soldier modernisation programmes, Future Soldier Technology 2018 will provide a unique opportunity to see how soldier modernisation programmes from around the world are exploiting the next generation of infantry equipment, such as night vision optics and Lithium-ion batteries, to transform dismounted
Other applications being developed for dismounted
mission command include: map overlays, 3D map views, route planning and navigation, and precision navigation and timing in GPS-denied environments.
Comprising an optically-guided surface-to-surface missile, the Spike-SR has been designed as a shoulder-launched, lightweight and multipurpose munition for use by mounted and dismounted
infantry as well as special forces.
--The rifle platoon consisted of four ICVs with three dismounted
In the culminating event of phase 2, squads conducted a dismounted
live-fire event with a live, blow-in-place event.
"The newest Falcon III radio delivers the power of a wideband tactical internet down to the dismounted
soldier,'' said Brendan O'Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications.
While JCR is being fielded to troops in Afghanistan through CS 13, JBC-P, which will bring enhanced on-the-move command and control capabilities down to the dismounted
Soldier, is already being tested and is planned for fielding as part of CS 14.
Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) Soldiers are often referred to as "jacks of all trades and masters of none." But that description does not apply to the CBRN Soldiers who recently participated in the CBRN Dismounted
Reconnaissance Course, conducted on-site in Hawaii.
Colonel Bill Pointing, team leader of dismounted
soldier solutions at Defence Equipment and Support, said: "This is a key step in giving the dismounted
soldier the equipment that he needs, both for current operations and to support training before deployment.
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.--A Picatinny weapons development team was recently awarded the prestigious "Top Five Department of Defense Program Award" for its work on the 120mm Dismounted
Mortar Fire Control System, or MFCS-D, during the National Defense Industrial Association's Systems Engineering Conference in San Diego Oct.
A spokesman said the soldier, from 4th Battalion the Parachute Regiment, was killed as he dismounted
his vehicle in the Upper Sangin Valley yesterday afternoon.