Battlefield Smartphone...

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by Yeoman_dai, Dec 17, 2011.

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  1. http://defensetech.org/2011/12/16/army-smartphones-on-way-to-afghanistan/#idc-container

    Looks like something wrist mounted running Android-something and linked to the soldiers individual personal radio for comms. Like a GPS/text messager but something secure if you need to speak. Interesting, I think as to how modern civilian systems are now better and cheaper than the military side.

    Money speaks I guess, that's whats driving technology nowadays.
     
  2. Wasn't that what BOWMAN was supposed to be?

    <Falls to floor laughing>
     
  3. We've been running MAKEFAST on the last few exs from the BOWMAN terminals that are like large PSPs. They are not wrist mounted but will fit in a daysack top pouch...and have solitaire on them.