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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ATAK, AFRL Support Hurricane Relief (Twitter)

Our team supporting #HurricaneFlorence relief ops with our Android Team Awareness Kit mobile situational awareness tech. Providing visualization for #rescue team and evac locations, live aerial footage, hazardous area and #flood water overlays and geofencing. #AFRLTech #AirForce pic.twitter.com/C4UcaPhqJw— Air Force Research Lab – AFRL (@AFResearchLab) September 20, 2018 Our team supporting #HurricaneFlorence relief ops with our Android Team Awareness Kit …

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ATAK Wins Tech Transfer Award

By law, every technologist in a Federal Laboratory is required to perform Technology Transfer if practical to do so.  More precisely, the law says, “Technology transfer, consistent with mission responsibilities, is a responsibility of each laboratory science and engineering professional.” Android-based Team Awareness Kit – ATAK The story, here, is included in its entirety below:  The Android Team Awareness Kit …

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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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ATAK Demo – DoD Lab Day

ATAK was demoed at DoD Lab Day at the Pentagon by AFRL. From the AF.MIL web site: A few of the 26 technologies that AFRL will highlight at DOD Lab Day include: the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS), which automatically takes control of a fighter aircraft to avoid impending ground collisions and which has already saved two pilots …

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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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