SOFWERX/SOCOM Seeks ATAK-Integrated Targeting Device

SOFWERX, SOCOM’s Not-For-Profit Innovation Arm is looking for a “Target Location Device” that’s integrated with ATAK. They want your submission by May 4, 2020. From the post: Ground forces require an improved capability to precisely fix-finish known enemies in an operationally relevant scenario. Currently, forces use map data, which is hard to get, or lengthy talk-ons for fixed and rotary …

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TAK Enables ‘Hyper-Enabled Operator’ Concept

National Defense Magazine has an interesting article on SOCOM’s “Hyper-Enabled Operator” concept, and part of that concept: The concept — which focuses on four pillars of technology including communications, computing, data/sensors and human-machine interfaces — is about pushing tailored information to a dismounted operator or unit at the tactical edge, he said during remarks at the National Defense Industrial Association’s …

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