Saber Strike 2018 Leverages TAK

This excerpt from AFCEA’s Signal Magazine discusses TAK’s use: The squadron relied heavily on WinTAK to achieve near-instantaneous communication with the regiment, which was testing the Android Tactical Assault Kit as part of the integrated tactical network suite. A cellular data connection using Wi-Fi was the primary connection point to the network because it provided reliable communications with subordiante troops. The squadron …

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ATAK to Drive NATO Innovation?

The Strategy Bridge argues that ATAK can/should drive communication innovation within NATO by transforming communications.  Here’s an excerpt, but the whole thing might be worth a read: Innovative technologies that can effectively connect multiple NATO special operations forces, such as multilateral online and offline mapping, military radio controlling, text messaging, targeting, calling for fire, etc. already exist. Currently, the Tactical …

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ATAK is a Game Changer for British Military

Here: There’s a video associated with the article that can’t be embedded. A second video below implies that ATAK is being used in NATO exercises with interoperability. Major Ben Parkyn: ‘This app allows us to operate quicker’. (Pictures: Corporal Tom Evans/Crown Copyright). New technology that allows military commanders to communicate through a mobile phone app has been hailed a “game changer” …

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