Future Army System of Integrated Targets (FASIT)

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Mission

To provide Live Fire Training Systems and enablers that support the Army’s requirements to prepare adaptive Army Leaders for a complex world, while ensuring the force is prepared to be globally responsive and regionally engaged. The Future Army System of Integrated Targets (FASIT) will overcome the existing Army Warfighting Challenges by enhancing realistic training; improving Soldier, leader and team performance; and by developing agile and adaptive leaders, which will solve the immediate and critical need to train Soldiers and leaders in the conduct of Army tactical ground-to-ground, air-to-ground, air-to-surface, and surface-to-surface engagements for Force-on-Target training. FASIT will support commanders at all levels with skills qualification, sustainment training, and collective exercises during live-fire exercises.

Description

The FASIT program will provide target systems and software capable of supporting all Army’s automated ranges. The current Basis of Issue Plan (BOIP) supports 659 Live Fire Ranges. This programs will provide a single universal target control software capability for all ranges identified in Army Training Circular (TC) 25-8, providing users a common look and feel; Downrange Presentation Devices (PDs) that interact with the control software and provide scoring feedback, Battlefield/Weapons Effects Devices that simulate combat situations, visuals, sounds, targets/silhouettes that provide visual, Image Intensification, and thermal representations of friendly/threat engagements, etc.

System Interdependencies

  • Battlefield Effects Simulator (BES)
  • Doctrine Changes/Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE)
  • Common Training Instrumentation Architecture (CTIA)
  • LT2 Product Line Components
  • Targetry Range Automated Control and Recording (TRACR)
  • Next Generation Force on Target Software

Foreign Military Sales

None

Contractors

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems (Orlando, FL)
  • Riptide Software (Orlando, FL)
  • Zel Tech (Orlando, FL)
  • Theissen Training System (Chiefland, FL)
  • Sius Target Systems (Irmo, SC)
  • Strategic Systems (Decatur, AL)
  • Saab Training USA (Orlando, FL)
  • Meggitt Training Systems (Orlando, FL)