Reaching Forward in the War Against the Islamic State

Here’s a paper from National Defense University on ATAK’s uses against ISIL using a concept called “Remote Advise and Assist” written by members of the Department of Defense.  …the special forces soldiers that had arrived in country were already trained in an Android cell phone program developed by the U.S. Government called “ATAK,” short for “Android Tactical Assault Kit.” This program …

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Research Paper Describing ATAK

Here’s a research paper that describes the way ATAK works. A mapping application that allows teams to share relevant geospatial information efficiently and to communicate effectively with one another and command centers has wide applicability to many vertical markets across the Department of Defense, as well as a wide variety of federal, state local, and non-profit agencies that need to …

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