This section informs about upcoming and past events from the GOSSRA Consortium. A brief summary of upcoming events can be also found on the Start-Page.
Progress Meeting III
The Progress Meeting 3 will be carried out in Brussels on the 08.10.2019. Aim of the meeting is to provide the EDA an overview about the current project status and progress.
Stakeholder Workshop II
Dear member of the soldier system community, we would like to invite all modernized soldier system stakeholders to the GOSSRA Stakeholder Workshop (Generic Open Soldier System Reference Architecture). The consortium would like to share with you their results and to give you the opportunity to influence the intended standard by carefully considering your feedback during the workshop. The workshop will take place at EDA in Brussels on the 10th October 2019. Invitations were distributed.
Registration is necessary, please register with Erik.Wimmer@Rheinmetall.com by 10th September 2019.
Progress Meeting II
Major deliverables and project status were presented to the EDA at the Progress Meeting 2, in Brussels. The meeting was a huge success as we passed milestone two and received positive feedback of the provided deliverables from EDA.
Stakeholder Workshop I
Stakeholder Workshop I, with participants from a wide range of soldier system community members, was carried out on 29.01.2019.
The results of the Workshops and feedback influenced the development of the GOSSRA architecture such that the architecture focused on issues which are important to the end-user.
(Verbeterd Operationeel Soldaat Systeem, or Improved Operational Soldier System)
In addition to the scheduled workshops, a non contracted VOSS-Workshop was carried out in Amsterdam at the 01.10.2018. The workshop was invited and hosted by Dutch MoD, especially for GOSSRA Project.
Participants were: Dutch MoD, stakeholder advisory board members, industrial representative from Embedded Acoustic, and representatives from GOSSRA Consortium. Content and aim were to inform GOSSRA about the Dutch initiatives in regards to the SmartVest.
Stakeholder Advisory Board Workshop (SHAB)
In addition to the scheduled workshops, a non contracted stakeholder advisory board workshop was carried out in Amsterdam at the 02.10.2018. The workshop was invited and hosted by Dutch MoD, especially for GOSSRA Project.
Participants were: Dutch MoD, stakeholder advisory board members, industrial representative from Embedded Acoustic, and representatives from GOSSRA Consortium.
The aim was gaining more information about:
1.Capability Trends C4I
2.Capability Trends ISTAR
3.Capability Trends Effective Engagement
4.Capability Trends Mobility
5.Capability Trends Protection and Survivability
6.Capability Trends Sustainability and Logistics
7.Capability Trends Training
Achievements of VOSS & SHAB Workshop (extract)
Was to gain a clearer picture and common understanding about:
… evolution of soldier systems within the past 15 years
… challenges which come with progress
… areas of standardisation
… need of interoperability between nations
… need of a long term vision and iteration steps
… customer and consumer requirements and challenges
… ease of use
… guidance through usage phase
… new capabilities required
… modularity needed – there is not one solution
… capability trends in focused areas e.g. mobility, effective engagement, …