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Future soldier ensembles set for German Army

1st November 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London


Rheinmetall is preparing to support the German Army’s lead role in the NATO Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) deployment in 2023 with a tranche of future soldier ensembles Shephard understands.

The German government is currently in the process of ratifying a contract which will see Rheinmetall providing a total of 400 upgraded variants of the IDZ-ES future soldier ensemble as well as additional battle management systems (BMS) integrated on board Puma infantry fighting vehicles to support C2 requirements.

NATO’s VJTF comprises a multi-national and joint force, including land, air and maritime components as well as special operations

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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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