2017 Dismounted Soldier Systems Showcase

As dismounted close combat is looked at on a global level, military powers are looking not only at their current equipment but also their future soldier programmes.

Recent conflicts have emphasized the increasing number of threats dismounted soldiers face on the modern battlefield and the importance of developing greater capabilities for the Dismounted Close Combat Infantry Soldier.

Dismounted Soldier

SoldierMod.com  is our Strategic Partner for this Dismounted Soldier Systems Showcase.

Who Exhibited?

Stand S4-120

Fischer Connections
Breakthrough technology LP360 connector,
low profile, 360° mating for untangled cable 
management and smooth integration into clothing,
fully cleanable. DSEI Seminar: “What Modern Soldiers Want: Robust, Fast, Small, Smart Connectors”.

Stand S4-458

Scott Safety

Scott Safety’s expertise in respiratory protection and hazard management place us at the cutting edge of innovative Defence and Security technology. Scott Safety … Operator Safety …Public Safety for the 21st Century!

Stand S9-120


The MX50 has been designed to meet the data I/O requirements of the digital dismounted soldier. At just 400g and with a 5.7” screen & Intel® Atom X5 processor, the MX50 meets battlefield SWaP requirements.

Stand S5-110


Proven communications & CIED capabilities focused on deployed forces worldwide: Expertise across technologies, systems integration to prime system management and Network integrated PRR and Dismounted Software defined radios proven with 37+ countries.

Stand S6-110


SquadNet provides robust communications for the modern soldier delivering secure voice, position and data services simultaneously in a small, lightweight form factor with exceptional endurance.

Stand S2-380

Ultra Electronics

The need for truly integrated electronics onto the soldier is well understood; Ultra Lynx by Ultra Electronics addresses this challenge head on with a truly open source, lightweight power and data architecture.

Stand S9-151


Gentex Corporation is the leading provider of innovative solutions that enhance personal protection and situational awareness for global defense forces and emergency responders.

Stand S5-170


Survitec Group is the world’s premier survival technology company with over 150 years’ experience as subject matter experts in air, sea and land survival equipment.


Stand N4-120

OPTOnav is an optical survey package providing target mensuration, orientation and gap measurement. Geo-tagged imagery from vehicles, UAV’s, or dismounted cameras can be imported for real-time CAT1 accuracy.


  • “DSEI is a landmark event presenting to the world the excellence of the UK defence and security businesses. We expect to welcome high level international delegations to take part in meetings with our strategic partners. For us in government it is hugely important, an important showcase, a stage for diplomacy, a platform for the international engagement. We are really looking forward to DSEI in September 2017.”
    Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement
    UK MOD
  • “I very much look forward to continuing my personal support to DSEI. It provides an excellent opportunity to explore the development of airpower capability, through engagement with the widest range of industry and international partners.”
    Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC MA RAF Chief of the Air Staff
    Royal Air Force
  • “I much look forward to DSEI 17. We intend to build on the very positive experience of DSEI 15 as we construct the partnerships we need to deal with the complexity of the future operating environment”
    General Sir Nicholas Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen Chief of the General Staff
    British Army
  • "DSEI 2015 was the ideal occasion for the Royal Navy to demonstrate its ambition to lead and win through technological innovation. The opportunity to meet with so many partners from academia, industry and overseas at DSEI is, as always, a really useful component of our engagement with the vital partners through whom we seek to deliver this innovation."
    Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff
    Royal Navy
  • "DSEI 17 will offer Joint Forces Command the opportunity to report on our plans for the future, in particular on operationalising our Warfare In The Information Age concept. I am looking forward to it."
    General Sir Chris Deverell Commander Joint Forces Command
  • "DSEI is a highlight within the defence calendar, I use it to find out what the most recent developments are in every technological area affecting for defence. Without DSEI I fear this sort of interaction, information exchange and knowledge of developments across all domains would be lost. DSEI is an invaluable international biannual event .”
    Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Select Committee
    UK Parliament
  • “DSEI is a fantastic showcase for defence companies where international buyers, sellers, developers, thinkers, educators and the trainers can all get together. The UK defence industry is looking to recruit more engineers, scientists and developers into 200,000 jobs and up to 10,000 apprentices within UK defence companies. DSEI is an excellent tool to highlight the challenges the industry face as well as showcase its capabilities domestically and overseas.”
    James Gray MP, House of Commons Defence Committee
    UK Parliament


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Ministry of Defence             Department for International TradeDefence & Security OrganisationADS




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