Welcome Future Soldiers and Families Congratulations on your decision to join the United States Army and becoming part of our Army Family. The US Army’s Future Force Warrior Program. This compellingly interesting, ground-breaking very high technology program has undergone several name changes as the direction and objectives over the more than 10 years it has been running.
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Future Force Warrior was a United States military advanced technology demonstration project that was part of the Future Combat Systems project. . Two uniform systems are under development. The Future Force Warrior system will be available for fielding to soldiers in 2010. The Vision 2020 Future Warrior system, which will follow on the concept of the 2010 Future Force Warrior system, 10 years later. Introduction to How the Future Force Warrior Will Work - For the battlefield of the future, the U.S. Army is developing an infantry uniform that will provide superhuman strength and much more. Learn how the Future Force Warrior will turn a soldier into an 'F-16 on legs.'.
Future Force Warrior. FFW) is designed as an integrated "system of systems". Future Combat. Systems (FCS). Two uniform systems are under development. The Future Force Warrior. The. Vision 2. 02. Future Warrior system, which will follow on the concept.
Future Force Warrior system, 1. General. Dynamics Eagle Enterprise unit is the technology integration team. FFW, Currently in detailed design phase. The current. program will be followed by prototype development and demonstration. FFW program is scheduled for completion by the year 2. US$ over a ten year period. The latest version of FFW suites were put to a test during a.
These tests highlighted the maturity. Land warrior type systems, currently deployed with units. Stryker Brigade Combat Team at Ft.
Lewis Wash. At the. The computing platforms used with the FFW system supports. Windows- based applications which contribute to rapid. For basic position. CERDEC's Command.
Control Mobile Net- Centric Computing System (C2. MINCS) framework. Memory joggers were also used for quick recall of complex and. Lessons learned during these tests are. Land. Warrior. Fires, rout and target planning functions were provided by the. Falcon. View mapping software.
Both applications were mastered by. Ease of route planning by the. Falcon. View allows for more rehearsal and time of mission. All soldiers have the ability to navigate using either. Leader or Soldier system; this results in the reduction of.
Normal movements to the objective. Furthermore, team leaders did not.
With the system maintaining constant tracking of locations and. FFW could assist soldiers.
Furthermore, the support by fire leader can track all movement. Both applications could. Multi- Function Laser (MFL) providing.
Therefore, the FFW element can instantly 'close the sensor to. Such integration will allow the soldier and Small Combat. Unit (SCU) to link to any platform. During the recent exercises. FFW team directly to the US Air Force F- 1.
A- 1. 0 fighters. Tactical Air Control (TAC) personnel.
Links between. SCU and Army Apache helicopters are scheduled for demonstration. Fire planning services are supported by the 'Barebones'. USAF targeting application known as 'Bare. Back'. The system simplifies and streamlines the complex preparation. Operated in synch with Falcon.
View, these. applications prepare a shared database of targets and fire plans. The employment of voice communications in addition to SA picture. This allows less dissemination by team leaders which equals less. Such systems. usually provide infantry team leaders with a 'Birdseye View' of. FFW is designed to provide ten- fold increase in lethality and. Such dramatic increase. Individual dismounted soldiers will get direct.
Another. key issue resulting from this process is to lighten the soldier’s. From over 1. 00 pounds currently carried by combat soldiers. The Land Warrior basic unit will be a four men strike team.
The squad will have communications and command. The squad will operate. NCO). The unit will also have provisions to control direct and indirect. The unit. will be self- sustained for 2. Squad level firepower will also include 8.
The warfighter integrated individual combat system will comprise. The program supports both individual. Future Force Warriors will. XM- 3. 07 Individual weapons will. Future. Combat System such as NLOS- LS. JCM missile, precision. In this feature Defense Update covers the following topics.