NPS Leverages ATAK for Research

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) built a collaborative Mission Planner for ATAK. Research: • The Collaborative Mission Planner (CMP) produces CONOPs built collaboratively by multiple TAK devices. The CMP creates mission products as a living product of planning • TAK CMP was developed using Design Thinking Methodologies. • ADAPT team held weekly design sessions in person, via VTC, and telephonically …

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Reaching Forward in the War Against the Islamic State

Here’s a paper from National Defense University on ATAK’s uses against ISIL using a concept called “Remote Advise and Assist” written by members of the Department of Defense.  …the special forces soldiers that had arrived in country were already trained in an Android cell phone program developed by the U.S. Government called “ATAK,” short for “Android Tactical Assault Kit.” This program …

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