JetSuit Response Force (J-RF) exercise. A demonstration of the surprise speed and execution possible with the Jet Suit.
Foot patrol with only 30kg (66lbs) Jet Suit, up to dead ground launch point.
Both men advance rapidly over any terrain or obstacles using cover and dead ground.
1st man uses helmet steered weapon to provide cover during final advance to target with primary protection provided by 1st man who is now landed with eyes on target.
Assault is possible with only seconds on target before immediate self-ExFiltration.
The next level of realism would see minimum of a 4 man patrol working in buddy pairs.
NATO has previously tested the effectiveness of the backpack in mountainous terrain, using it in search and rescue missions.
The aircraft company Gravity Industries was founded in 2017 by Richard Browing, a British Royal Navy reservist, who himself served as the company’s chief test pilot.