IDF Deploys Next Generation Battlefield Management Systems

8 May 2011 (Last Updated May 8th, 2011 18:30)

The Israel Defence Force (IDF) has integrated a new battlefield management system, Fast Road, into some of its armoured divisions. The next generation of technology developed by Elbit Systems allows tanks to be updated on changing battlefield situations. The Fast Road system i

The Israel Defence Force (IDF) has integrated a new battlefield management system, Fast Road, into some of its armoured divisions.

The next generation of technology developed by Elbit Systems allows tanks to be updated on changing battlefield situations.

The Fast Road system is capable of transferring battlefield related data and messages on monitors within seconds and also allows frequent uploading of data in higher volumes.

IDF lieutenant colonel Avi Uriel said the device improves operational effectiveness and allows for immediate communication without delays.