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Farnborough: BAE pushes Broadsword

17th July 2014 - 06:40 GMT | by Tim Fish in Farnborough


BAE Systems continues to advance its Broadsword electronic soldier system which aims to reduce the quantity of batteries carried by soldiers in the field.

The product was officially unveiled at Eurosatory in Paris last month as a ‘non-wired integrated soldier system’, built into a body armour configuration. However, the company used the Farnborough International Airshow to display the system integrated into a Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment (MOLLE) or ‘webbing’ configuration.

BAE Systems believes demand for such a non-wire solution will gather pace over the next decade with Broadsword’s common spine providing modularity and scalability for armed forces personnel conducting a

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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