Wildfire Today Covers CO use of TAK

Wildfire Today has a short article on the Colorado division of Fire Prevention and Control’s evaluation of ATAK, here.  To me, the best part of this is that its filed under “Colorado, Holy Grail”. The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control is working on a system that could assist wildland firefighters on the ground by reporting their location as well …

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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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CO News Report: ATAK is the “Holy Grail” of Wildland Firefighting

Here’s a news report from 4 CBS Denver covering the  Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control’s use of ATAK and Persistent Systems radios (also a Licensee — they ship many of their radios with ATAK). For ATAK fans, the best part of this was when  David Tally refers to ATAK as “The Holy Grail of firefighting” according to David …

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National Guard Civil Support Teams Adopt ATAK

The National Guard’s Civil Support Teams have adopted ATAK for use in their missions, which according to Wikipedia is approximately counter WMD. The article discusses their need to collaborate with organizations across the civil government, including the FBI, Border Patrol (DHS) and many other agencies.  Here’s what the article said: The team also tested their communications vigorously, using the Mobile …

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