28 May '12, 9am

Finish Army to Field Israeli Soldier Systems: The Finnish Army has selected the Israeli company Elbit Systems to...

Finish Army to Field Israeli Soldier Systems: The Finnish Army has selected the Israeli company Elbit Systems to...

The Finnish Army has selected the Israeli company Elbit Systems to supply ‘soldier systems’ equipping Finnish infantry commanders to function command, control and communications in dismounted operations. This acquisition is the first phase of a comprehensive ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) program known as STAR. The solution offered by Elbit Systems includes the compact MARS handheld targeting device, coupled with a computer systems loaded with situation awareness software, connected through the man-portable PNR1000 wearable soldier radio. The system is intended to enhance the operational capabilities of the Finnish Army in the areas of reconnaissance, terrain dominance and dismounted operations. The new system will also support the Finnish Army in developing new combat doctrines, and as a basis for developing its future forward ob...

Full article: http://defense-update.com/20120528_finish-army-to-field-i...

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