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Germany to continue future soldier programme procurement

23rd April 2020 - 11:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London


Germany plans to extend procurement of the Future Infantryman - Extended System programme (IdZ-ES) beyond the end of this year, when deliveries were scheduled to finish.

The IdZ-ES comprises a full set of clothing, protection and weapons, including NV and IR devices for targeting and observing. Its various C4I components, with voice and data communication, enable soldiers to participate in integrated network-centric operations.

An official from the German MoD, who told Shephard about the latest developments, did not provide further details about this equipment as well as the time frame for future procurements. According to Shephard Defence Insight data, the IdZ-ES

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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