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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Eglin Showcases Innovation w/ ATAK

The Air Force highlighted innovations at Eglin AFB, and ATAK was one of the highlights: The programs like iSpark and Continuous Process Improvement enabled 27 innovations worth $785,000 for fiscal year 2019 to date. One of the innovations highlighted was last year’s Android Tactical Assault Kit that electronically linked up every 96th Security Forces Squadron patrol car with the dispatch.  This …

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ATAK Featured at AFRL INSPIRE Event

AFRL hosted an INSPIRE event to highlight innovation. ATAK was featured. 2nd Lt. Justin Davis, a program manager, and Peter Mozloom a senior computer scientist, both from AFRL’s Information Directorate in Rome, New York, presented a talk titled, “Managing a Crisis? There’s an App for That,” where they discussed the capabilities of a mobile AFRL application known as the Android …

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ATAK at the AFRL Inspire Expo

From TV 2 News in Dayton Ohio (Video in the link with short ATAK interview): The Dayton Convention Center filled with some of the nation’s most cutting-edge Air Force technology Thursday. At its third annual AFRL Inspire and Tech Expo, the Air Force Research Laboratory showcased the innovative ideas and passionate people across its organization. “We have just an enormous …

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Prototype AERONET system

Executive Gov.com has an article on AERONET, but there are few details: The Hanscom Air Force Base has started developing a prototype combat tool to allow voice, chat, video, command and control functions for partner countries. Conceptualized by Gen. David Goldfein, the Airborne Extensible Relay Over-Horizon Network will connect friendly units and deliver real-time location data and enemy movement to other allied …

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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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