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Tool Preferences in ATAK The tools and plug-ins in ATAK do have attributes that can be enabled, disabled and altered in ATAK. Some Tools cannot be messed with like the Red X tool and Import. Most of the other plug-ins and tools have some aspects that can be altered. To get into the tools and […]

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Tool Preferences in ATAK

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Tool Preferences in ATAK

Tool Preferences in ATAK The tools and plug-ins in ATAK do have attributes that can be enabled, disabled and altered in ATAK. Some Tools cannot be messed with like the Red X tool and Import. Most of the other plug-ins and tools have some aspects that can be altered. To get into the tools and […]

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Customizing Self-Marker Data Box in ATAK

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Customizing Self-Marker Data Box in ATAK

ATAK is a situational awareness tool that has some core features that cannot me manipulated, but there are a lot of features that can be customized for the user and the user’s team to fulfill the mission. Continuing the conversation about customizing, we will look at altering the Self-Marker Data Box.  The Self-Marker Data Box […]

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Customize the ATAK User Focused Toolbar

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Customize the ATAK User Focused Toolbar

Customize your ATAK: ATAK is a malleable system that allows the user to customize a zoo of aspects and not just maps and callsigns. It takes some time using the system to know where to alter some of the attributes to the default tools, icons, viewing experience and plug-ins. Most of the customizing will work […]

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Customize your ATAK

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Customize your ATAK

Customize your ATAK – Tutorial from Professional ATAK Instructors ATAK is a malleable system that allows the user to customize a zoo of aspects and not just maps and callsigns. It takes some time using the system to know where to alter some of the attributes to the default tools, icons, viewing experience and plug-ins. […]

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First Time User Set Up in ATAK

1st Time User Set Up in ATAK Here are some basics to get a 1st time user up set up in ATAK and running. First of all, the user will need to download ATAK from your source of choice either Google Play Store, TAK.gov or from your organization’s TAK manager. To use the Google Play […]

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Robotics use in ATAK

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Robotics use in ATAK / TAK

Robotics use in ATAK/TAK: The framework of ATAK gives the users and developers a nearly limitless system to run situational awareness programs that will help ensure that the hero’s using ATAK can achieve a safe, successful mission. One of the great features of ATAK is the robotics plug-ins. The UAS Tool Kit is a program […]

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3D models in TAK - TAK U

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How to Get 3D Models in TAK

How to get 3D models in TAK: Surface terrain in ATAK/TAK is easily placed by loading DTED (Digital Terrain Elevation Data) to the back files of ATAK. What can be done to view objects that are on, and sometimes above the surface. ATAK will take user created digital 3D models by loading the correct files […]

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Coordinated in ATAK - TAK U

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Coordinates in ATAK: the 3rd Dimension

Coordinates in ATAK Mapping coordinate systems are derived from lines of Latitude and Longitude. Latitude lines start at the equator and climb 90° North (Northing) and 90° South (Southing). Lines of Longitude start at the Prime Meridien and travel 180° East (Eastings) and 108° West (Westings). As these lines cross, in degrees, minutes and sometimes […]

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Where Did ATAK Come From

Where Did ATAK Come From? There are probably many origin stories about the creation of the Android Tactical Assault Kit or Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK). At Tough Stump Technologies most of the senior members of the company fielded and assisted in the development of ATAK and some early plug-ins. 90% of the company served […]

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