Fire Weaver move to digitize the infantry may be Israel's high-tech secret weapon to win the next big war

Feb. 17, 2020
The revolution in warfare has brought us C4ISR to give armies battle management to coordinate tactical teams through manned and unmanned vehicles.

TEL AVIV, Israel – The infantry soldier with an M-16 entering a congested urban area won’t have to call in for support and wait precious minutes for it to arrive in the future battlefield. The National Interest reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

17 Feb. 2020 -- Israeli battle management technology that links fighters on the ground with their battalion commanders will give a full picture to all the boots on the ground, the UAV assets and shooters in the vicinity to find the best angle to take out adversaries who hide among civilians.

It will also protect against friendly fire because all the soldiers are on the same network and can see each other through the new technology.

Called Fire Weaver by its developers at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Israeli Ministry of Defense is now betting big on its technology as Israel’s army seeks to digitize the modern warrior on the frontline.

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John Keller, chief editor
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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