TITLE

Digital Warriors

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the soldier system technologies deployed by various armies worldwide to meet the immediate needs of ongoing combat operations. According to the author, the French is set to become the first European army to field an operation soldier system with its Félin system developed by prime contractor Sagem. It is noted that the German Army started testing the Infantryman of the Future-Enhanced System following the delivery of two demonstrator systems each sufficient to equip two ten-man squads. INSET: Milan Informs.
ACCESSION #
33980994

 

Related Articles

  • Portable power supports the digital battlefield. Ames, Ben // Military & Aerospace Electronics;May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p1 

    Talks about electronic devices ideally for U.S. soldiers. Expectation on the number of devices carried by a soldier over the next decade starting 2004; Portable power source appropriate for these devices; Advantage of fuel cells over generators.

  • FCS Seeks Information On Multi-Mode Sensors For Future UAVs.  // Helicopter News;3/20/2007, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p5 

    The article reports on the move of the U.S. Future Combat System (FCS) program to issue a Request for Information for industry responses on the feasibility of developing and building an integrated Multi-Mode Sensor (MMS) subsystem for installation on FCS Class III and IV Unmanned Air Vehicles...

  • Network Centric Operations and German Forces Transformation. Dora, Johann-Georg // Military Technology;Aug2005, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p53 

    Focuses on the role of network centric operations (NCO) on the German Forces (Bundeswehr) transformation. Views on the development of the German concept of NCO or the NetOpF (Vernetzte Operationsfuhrung) and its integration to the Bundeswehr; Features and characteristics of the NCO; Application...

  • Raytheon markets military radio network to first responders. McHale, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Apr2005, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p10 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Army Airborne Command and Control System (A2C2S) command and control system, designed by Raytheon, which will help the Army National Guard to perform its homeland-defense mission. In the system, the flying tactical operations center has logged more than 2,000...

  • Beating the SAMbush. Knowles, John // Journal of Electronic Defense;Dec2006, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p34 

    The article reports on the development of the electronic warfare program in the U.S. The Navy and Air Force need to replace most of their legacy system with mobile Joint Threat Emitter which follows a spiral upgrade strategy through developing plans to move beyond the baseline configuration....

  • Amid Budget Crunch, US Army Promotes FCS. McKenna, Ted // Journal of Electronic Defense;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p17 

    Reports on the plan of U.S. Army officials to promote Future Combat Systems (FCS) to improve the skills of their soldiers. Benefits of FCS technologies; Need of supplemental funding for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan; Estimate of the fielding costs for FCS.

  • USAF's Sniper Moves Beyond Simply Targeting. Rivers, Brendan P. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p20 

    Reports that the Sniper XR pod has been providing more capabilities in combat hours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Features of the Sniper pod; Advantages of the Sniper pod; Detection of improvised explosive devices on the ground.

  • New System Finding Snipers in Iraq. Rivers, Brendan P. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p22 

    Reports that U.S. Forces in Iraq have been using a new acoustic system called the Boomerang to find snipers. Features of the Boomerang; Development of a static sniper-detection system; Advantages of the Boomerang system.

  • PC-MIP gains ground in defense industry. McHale, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jul2000, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p1 

    Reports on the increased use of the PC-MIP mezzanine card form factor, from SBS Technologies Modular I/O, in the United States defense industry. Litton Data Systems Division's use of the card for their Applique+ V4 computers; Phillips Aerospace in Industry's development of a PC-MIP design,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics