FIST – Future Infantry Soldier Technology System

Thales UK was selected in March 2003 for the Assessment Phase of the FIST programme, to investigate options in technology, methods, and processes.



  • Diagram of the FIST soldier kit features
  • Soldiers using the FIST systems in action
  • SA80 Assault Rifle with Enhanced Sighting System
  • Camouflaged soldier using the FIST system
  • MBT light anti-tank weapon
  • Two soldiers operating the Javelin missile system
  • Diagram of the FIST soldier kit features