Non-GPS Location with ATAK

GPS world reports on a new distributed localization tool integrated with ATAK for navigation. From the article: Created by Robotic Research, a manufacturer of autonomy and robotic technology, the system provides localization and positioning data for teams entering underground facilities and traveling inside buildings and in urban canyons. According to the company, multiple systems — including, besides WarLoc, robotic systems, UAVs …

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Army Leveraging Soldier Systems Tactical for COVID19

The Army reports it is leveraging Soldier Systems Development and acquisition to support the National Guard, Army Corps of Engineers to rapidly develop network communications capabilities and that capabilitiy includes TAK. Notably, it seems to nod directly to the civilian version, CIVTAK and discusses a “bring your own device” strategy. It may be that TAK’s federation capabilities are part of …

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TRX Integrates GPS-Denied Tech w/ ATAK

eeNews Reports that TRX has developed a new low SWAP geolocation tool for GPS-denied environments, and they integrated it with ATAK, just as they have done for several of their products. Here’s what they said: Neon is a low SWaP, assured PNT technology that provides 3D position and navigation capabilities when satellite technology is unavailable or unreliable. At the 2020 Army …

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Are You Ready for Some [Drone] Football? (Controlled by ATAK)

Here’s another article on Robotic Research’s Pegasus III UAS controlled by ATAK, th time from Inside Unmanned Systems: The company’s goal was familiar to the UAS world—prevent injuries and save lives—but a growing emphasis on miniaturization came forward. “A ground robot has a hard time climbing stairs,” Frelk explained. “How do we have a robot that can do multiple things?” …

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