Soldier Modernisation Programmes

Baddeley, Adam
September 2011
Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p92
The article focuses on various soldier modernisation programmes in different countries. It says that Portugal is evaluating the Wireless Adaptive Communication System from Tekever to link soldiers and vehicles. It states that Slovenia will begin to issue a newly designed platform with new camouflage pattern in 2011. Meanwhile, Philippines invests for additional infantry items integrated within the Battalion of Excellence (BOE) Programme to use against Mindanao-based Muslim separatist group.


Related Articles

  • Rearmament. Batey, Angus; Tusa, Francis; Eshel, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/28/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 3, pDT3 

    The article considers defense procurement of weapons and other equipment for infantry soldiers by the armed forces of Great Britain and Israel. Changes in weapons and equipment such as night-vision goggles, communications equipment and body armor used by soldiers of both countries due to the...

  • Invisible Hunter. Jones, Larry D. // Bowhunter;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p16 

    Discusses the use of camouflage in bowhunting in the United States. Camouflage fashion; Importance of invisibility; Ways to camouflage hands, face, bow and arrows; Variety of patterns and fabrics; Use of shadows; Shadow box technique.

  • Dress for the occasion. Fullum, Jay Fishy' // Conservationist;Sep93, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p48 

    Suggests that whether carrying binoculars, a camera, a bow and arrow or a shotgun, wearing camouflage clothing will made it possible to get closer to all wildlife species.

  • Cause for reflection.  // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Dec95, Issue 517, p28 

    Suggests the use of non-reflective tape over the plastic window of M40 mask for soldiers to prevent its reflection from giving away their location. Removal of the plastic window in the new carriers that will soon be fielded.

  • The Art of Invisibility. Moore, Alan // Soldiers;Nov98, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p2 

    Focuses on modern military camouflage. History of camouflage; Technological advances in camouflage; Importance of camouflage; Consequences for soldiers who do a poor camouflaging. INSETS: Which camouflage stick should I use for my face?;How to camouflage;Five camo tips.

  • Camouflage...A WEIGHT PROBLEM?  // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Dec96, Issue 529, p51 

    Suggests tips on how to the deal problems affecting military personnel during winter. How to protect the camouflage nets and poles from snow; How to keep water cans from freezing.

  • The Perfect Squelch. Schafer, Michael // Saturday Evening Post;7/27/1957, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p87 

    An anecdote is presented about a military camouflage exercise.

  • Camo chic.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1996, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p8 

    Reports on the popularity of the camouflage as a designer clothing item. Wehrmacht dot pattern; Bill Jordan's `Realtree' and `Advantage' patterns; Desert camouflage known as `camel dung.'

  • Camouflage gel developed for tanks and soldiers. Knight, Helen // Engineer (00137758);9/13/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7611, p12 

    Reports on the development of an adaptive camouflage gel for tanks and soldiers. Ability of the system to prevent vehicles from being detected by infrared scanners; Capability of the gel to control color; Advantages of the gel being a low-energy system.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics