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DSEI 2017: Unsheathing the Broadsword

14th September 2017 - 09:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London


BAE Systems’ Broadsword wearable technology will achieve internal certification by the end of September, company officials have disclosed, while customers continue to evaluate systems ahead of larger potential sales.

Speaking to Shephard at DSEI in London on 12 September, Richard Cross, Broadsword Product Manager, described how the solution was being exhibited for the first time as a ‘product ready’ ensemble.

The concept, which centres around the Broadsword Spine, is designed to reduce combat loads associated with infantry and dismounted troops on the battlefield, swapping heavy portable data and power supplies with a plug-and-play solution featuring an e-textile developed by Intelligent

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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