Commercial technology is key to infantry systems
Technical realities, the impact of the global economic crisis and other pressures on defense budgets have slowed but not stopped the development of “future soldier” systems worldwide. The need to provide soldiers with the kind of connectivity and situational awareness they routinely use when out of uniform is more urgent than ever. Some of the key goals, such as reducing the size, weight and power (SWaP) requirements of the equipment a soldier carries, have not changed, but cost is more ...
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