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|Posted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:12 pm Post subject: At manoeuvre: Army salutes tech, modernizing with smartphone
|An army marches on more than its stomach. It also will march on figures and apps.
Along these lines, U.S. Army soldiers on the double last will and testament not just be issued uniforms and weapons, but their excellent of iPhones from Apple (AAPL), Androids from Google (GOOG) or other devices, such as mini-projectors and e-book readers.
Army Times reports lampy that in February, the Army purpose upon fielding smartphones and other tools to the senior Army brigade to be modernized.
Mike McCarthy, commandant of the mission summon complex of To be to come Value Integration Directorate at Fort Bliss, told the newspaper: "What we're doing is fundamentally changing how soldiers access knowledge, poop, training significance and operational data. The day you sign-on to be a soldier, you will be accessing information and facts in garrison and in an operational environment in a seamless manner. We're using smartphone technologies to be this."