The Future Infantry Soldier Technology (FIST)

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by Livin_on_a_prayer, Jun 6, 2006.

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  1. wow very classy!

    risk of malfunction maybe high though!
     
  2. enter service between 2015 and 2020 ummm.... more like 2050 and 3000 with current track record
     
  3. So, what's the first stage - A2 helmet strap conversion or just superglue?
     
  4. Batteries not included !
     
  5. *******?
     
  6. I remember being DS on one of the early trials of Fist...fond memories of it pissing with rain on Salisbury plain and hearing the odd scream or loud swearing as jocks were electrocuted by the hardware.

    Christ but it was funny watching people trying to wriggle out of it or running around screaming for someone to get it off their backs.
     
  7. woopert

    woopert LE Moderator

    That would be another BAe Systems coup then :roll:
     
  8. chrisg46

    chrisg46 LE Book Reviewer

    The clothing will reduce the soldier's visual, radar and infrared signatures as well as providing personal temperature control and environmental protection. The clothing might have built in wires or a type of wireless technology such as Bluetooth to interconnect the FIST components

    oooo will we be able to swap ringtones??
     
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  10. I had read somewhere, probably a computer tech journal, that one of the principle problems with the development of integrated personal information systems for the battlefield is the speed of development/trials or rather lack of.

    By the time the initial phase of testing is over the technology involved has been so outmoded by developments in the mainstream computer world that facilities for further testing or manufacture no longer exist.
     
  11. It'now called 'Future Integrated Soldier Technology'
     
  12. I've been saying it for years, now it's official...We're all gonna get FIST-ed! Seriously though, does anyone out there remember the Soldier2000 project? That never happened either.
     
  13. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Seems to be a brilliant idea and all lawyers should advocate for it(pun intended). This will mean that every shot can be checked back, with colour video footage to show that if Pte Blogs was .0000000000000001 of a second too late in firing he can go to jail for life plus. Senior occifers will then feel totally vindicated that they have supported their soldier right up until he pulled the trigger (on their orders). :x
     
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