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Spanish Army's soldier modernisation efforts advance

29th May 2019 - 11:37 GMT | by Tim Fish in Auckland


The Spanish Foot-Soldier System (SISCAP) soldier modernisation effort will shortly enter its test readiness review (TRR) phase, Shephard has learned. 

It passed its critical design review (CDR) at the end of 2018 and the TRR is necessary to begin factory tests. The programme is the latest effort to improve soldier equipment following the collapse of the earlier COMFUT (Combatiente Futuro) soldier modernisation programme. SISCAP is focused on developing fire control and targeting systems and communications systems for dismounted troops within the Spanish Army.

The first prototypes of SISCAP equipment including a soldier computer, handheld control unit and a weapon control unit

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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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