DTRA Promotes TAK

Dvids covers how the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is leveragng TAK. There’s a reference to JSTO In the news Magazine’s February Issue. That issue appears to be here, but there’s nothing of value in that link, and its not the one shown. The June Issue has a similar photo, but no TAK-related content. Here’s the video from that link:

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DHS: TAK Impact Grows

Here’s an article from DHS describing their growing use of The Team Awareness Kit (TAK), its impact on their operations, how they’ve used it this year and where they’ve used it. Here’s the whole article: The Team Awareness Kit (TAK) is a digital tool that greatly enhances coordination and collaboration among response teams. This innovative solution enables tactical data to …

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ATAK Supports Nuclear Security

Shepard Media reports that Persistent Systems (a TAK Licensee), who recently got a $25M award for the Air Force is actually doing that work for the nuclear enterprise for a program called WaRTAK as a tech refresh, integrating radios, SATCOM and cellular. Here’s the meat of the article: USAF security forces tasked with protecting nuclear weapons are receiving enhancements to …

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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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National Guard Rolls TAK for COVID-19

The Army posted an article about the TAK Product Center Center’s support for the National Guard’s roll out of TAK for use in their COVID-19 response. There are several nuggets in here that haven’t previously seen print. Highlights: TAK noow has a TAK Product Center in Army Futures Command, under Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) This fielding is for 2,000 …

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