IdZ (Infanterist der Zukunft) Future Soldier System

The German Army carried out a five-month trial of the prototype IdZ systems together with additional squad weapons and sighting systems in Kosovo during 2002.



  • Elements of the IDZ infantry of the future system
  • Close up of a solider using IdZ systems
  • IdZ equipped soldier taking aim with his Heckler & Koch 5.56mm calibre G36 assault rifle
  • Two soldiers utilising the NavICom C4I system
  • Soldier wearing IdZ included NBC equipment
  • The MP7 personal defence weapon used by IdZ infantry systems
  • IdZ solider using data radio communications systems
  • Typcial profile of a IdZ equipped solider