Army Tests Smart Phones For Battle Readiness – NPR (blog)

Android phones as well as iPhones could turn customary pack for a Army’s soldiers if tests uncover which they have been ready for combat. That headlines comes from an essay in a Army Times which goes upon to say:

“In February, a Army skeleton to proceed fielding phones, network apparatus as well as applications to a initial Army band of soldiers to be modernized underneath a band of soldiers fight group modernization program. That exam will not be singular to intelligent phones though will embody any electronic inclination which might be utilitarian to troops.”

“’We’re seeking during all from iPads to Kindles to Nook readers to mini-projectors,’ pronounced Mike McCarthy, executive of a goal authority formidable of Future Force Integration Directorate during Fort Bliss.”

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“At war, intelligent phones would let soldiers perspective real-time comprehension as well as video from unmanned systems overhead, as well as lane friends as well as enemies upon a energetic map, officials said. But a Army contingency initial work by a formidable charge of securing a interpretation as well as a network prior to it sanctions intelligent phones upon a battlefield.”