AF Awards Persistent $25M ATAK/Radio Contract

Persistent Systems reports that they have received: a $25 million contract for the Wave Relay Tactical Assault Kit (WaRTAK) program. The refresh is expected to take four years. The WaRTAK program, which began back in 2016, provides Air Force convoys driving in austere environments with reliable multi-domain communications and situational awareness. “It ties radio, GPS, cellular and satellite internet connections …

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GoTenna Releases Pro-X with ATAK Compatibility

Firehouse has an article describing GoTenna’s new Pro-X which is compatible with ATAK. goTenna, the world’s leading mobile mesh networking company, released goTenna Pro X, a tactical-grade device that enables scalable mobile mesh networking and total situational awareness for professionals in the field. goTenna Pro X is designed to be used with the world’s leading situational awareness applications as well …

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CA uses TAK, goTenna

This article from C4ISRNet.com discusses goTenna’s integration with ATAK and its use by California firefighters. the whole article is worth a read: Each goTenna device is a stand-alone tool that can work with other goTenna devices to transmit information through a mesh network. Multiple applications for the mesh network involve showing in real time the locations of people connected to …

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FLIR Recon Ultra Integrates with ATAK

American Security Online writes: Fully operational at less than three pounds, the breakthrough Recon V Ultra Lite provides long-range target detection, recognition, recording and geo-location with an HD color camera and dual FOV thermal channels. The system also has Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) network capabilities to provide warfighters real-time understanding of what’s going on around them.

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ATAK used to track large containers

From the Utica Observer Dispatch reports on Stonewall Defense as a finalist for the AFRL’s Commercialization Academy’s most recent Demo Day: Stonewall Defense, Watervliet. Leadership technology training: Stonewall’s software, ATLAS, helps scrap metal recyclers protect their valuable rollaway containers that regularly stolen or lost. ATLAS is a small, low cost, high powered tracker that can give users near real time …

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