SOFWERX/SOCOM Seeks ATAK-Integrated Targeting Device

SOFWERX, SOCOM’s Not-For-Profit Innovation Arm is looking for a “Target Location Device” that’s integrated with ATAK. They want your submission by May 4, 2020. From the post: Ground forces require an improved capability to precisely fix-finish known enemies in an operationally relevant scenario. Currently, forces use map data, which is hard to get, or lengthy talk-ons for fixed and rotary …

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SOCOM’s SOFWERX Hosts Hacking event

SOCOM’s SOFWERX hosted a Rapid Prototyping Event this month to build on the ATAK Platform as follows: Key technologies demonstrated levels of autonomy and mapping for land and air to include navigation and target identification, analytics in geospatial and intelligence, interoperability with ATAK, small sub surface vessels, and legged Unmanned Ground Vehicle robots that transit through diverseĀ terrain. There were also …

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