ATAK Used by USMC For Drone Control

Here’s an article on how the Marine Corps is using ATAK for Drone control and resupply. From the article, Since the Civil War, the US military has been famous for wholesale logistics, building “iron mountains” of supplies. But now we might be entering an era of retail, robotic resupply. The Marines pioneered the idea of supply drones with the K-MAX unmanned helicopter in …

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ATAK to control DJI Drones

This article from SUAS News is nominally about the Army’s decision to ban use of DJI drones in the Army, and their subsequent walking back of that decision. However, it also says, “The Android Tactical Assault Kit will become the ground control station (GCS) of choice when a DJI plugin has passed OPSEC (Operational Security) scrutiny.”

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CTTSO Seeks Drone/Cloud/ATAK Integration

The Combating Terrorism Technology Support Office is soliciting bids for an ATAK/Cloud/Drone integration project it is running.  From he solicitation: R4148 SUAS TO TACTICAL CLOUD INTEGRATION Current small unmanned aerial system (sUAS ) technology requires a ground control station (GCS) for each air vehicle. Each sUAS manufacturer has its own unique or proprietary GCS and communications configurations that require system-specific …

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