ATAK Tech Transfer Award

The ATAK team got an award for its work in commercializing the ATAK program as required by law.  From the Rome Sentinel: The Rome Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate and the Griffiss Institute received awards during the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer’s Northeast Regional Meeting at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton. For the Rome lab/Information Directorate, the …

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Polaris Gets Contract for ATAK Plugin

Polaris has a contract to improve ground navigation as an ATAK Plugin: A contract for Ground Guidance software expands the patented route planning and terrain analysis software for the U.S. Army by integrating it into the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) platform. The software suite from Primordial, which is owned by Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), provides on and off-road …

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DARPA’s PCAS Program Uses ATAK

Here’s an article from Raytheon’s use of ATAK on DARPA’s Persistent Close Air Support program. HE APP THAT SAVES LIVES: ANDROID TACTICAL ASSAULT KIT  A tablet is only as effective as the program it runs. Raytheon BBN Technologies, one of the company’s advanced research centers, helped develop that program: ATAK, or Android Tactical Assault Kit. ATAK allows soldiers to chat, …

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AFRL Success Story — ATAK

Here’s a publicly released “Success Story” published by AFRL/RI, published in June, 2015. Here’s an excerpt: ATAK can operate in virtually any type of networking environment, including land, air, sea and undersea. It is designed to be used in a server-less tactical environment while remaining fully functional. Where feasible, it leverages multiple network configurations, seamlessly bridging tactical radios, phone networks …

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