FIST – Future Infantry Soldier Technology System

The FIST programme will develop new clothing for the soldier, including body armour and helmet and helmet-mounted display with interface to other elements of the battlefield network.



  • 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