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ATOS and Air to Ground Operations: The Android Tactical Object Surveillance GPS Tracking tag has a limitless list of use cases. One of the first successes is the use to track parachutist and parachute bundles. This hones in on all the safety orientated applications that ATAK allows but without the End User Device. Air to […]

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ATOS and Air to Ground Operations

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ATOS and Air to Ground Operations

ATOS and Air to Ground Operations: The Android Tactical Object Surveillance GPS Tracking tag has a limitless list of use cases. One of the first successes is the use to track parachutist and parachute bundles. This hones in on all the safety orientated applications that ATAK allows but without the End User Device. Air to […]

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ATOS and the Cost of a Dot

ATOS and the Cost of a Dot The Dot is the Position Location Information or PLI in a connective, shareable situational awareness system called ATAK. The Android Team Awareness Kit is the proven program that enables planning, battle tracking, sharing of information from small teams to large interagency missions. The “cost” of the dot is […]

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ATAK large scale missions

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Interagency TAK Use & ATAK Large Scale Missions

Interagency TAK Use What is the cost of dot? By dot I mean a Position Location Information or PLI, it is the foundation of the Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK). ATAK enables a team of people on a collective task or mission to know each other’s location on a common map and share information passively […]

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Route Builder Tool

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Route Builder Tool Preferences in ATAK

Route Builder Tool Preferences It would be difficult to review the use of the Route Builder Tool here in a written format. Tough Stump would advise the user to join Tough Stump University’s TAK U basic course to get a through understanding of the tool. Here we are going to jump into the preferences for […]

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Digital Pointer Tool in ATAK

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Digital Pointer Tool in ATAK

Digital Pointer Tool One of the most useful tools in ATAK for situational awareness is the Digital Pointer Tool. The Digital Pointer Tool allows a member of the team to have a persistent icon actively available for all to view. This tool is best used when on the mission as quick reference. This could be […]

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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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