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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Black Diamond Commercial & AWESOME Bonus Video

Here’s a commercial from Black Diamond, one of our first licensees that prominently features ATAK. Also, the audio from this video shows the compelling need for a tool like ATAK.  Without the current, easy to understand situational awareness, combat — and emergency response in general — is chaos.  TAK takes the chaos out of the equation  by providing everyone with …

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Nett Warrior Trade Study Chooses ATAK

The Nett Warrior program commissioned a trade study  a trade study of various mobile mapping solutions over the past  year.  The study was conducted by the Army Geospatial Center, part of the Army Corps of Engineers.  They selected ATAK over others in the field, including ESRI’s CJMTK. One thing that makes this selection particularly noteworthy is that it was selected …

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Data Ferrying with UAS

Here’s a research paper written to describe AFRL’s project using TAKServer (MARTI) to do data ferrying between disconnected systems. Abstract—The effectiveness of ground-based, wireless tactical data networks is often constrained by limitations such as communication range and line-of-sight. SATCOM is not always available because it is relatively expensive and highly contended. Data ferrying is an alternative method of data transfer …

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AFRL Leverages ATAK for iSTAC Program

From Defense News Systems: The Air Force is starting a new program that could potentially allow users other than the pilot to control airborne sensors—allowing shared access for multiple warfighters. The Information Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory released a presolicitation for the Information Management-Enabled Sensor Tasking and Ad Hoc Control program yesterday. [snip] AFRL plans to leverage three sets of …

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