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This new tool lets Army leaders see the battlefield from anywhere in the world | Army Times

This new tool lets Army leaders see the battlefield from anywhere in the world | Army Times

Soldiers recently tested software that would allow commanders to plug into the battlefield picture being seen by their soldiers in remote locations from across the globe, providing mission command from home station.

Units in the 82nd Airborne Division, 4th Infantry Division, 62nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion and 2nd Cavalry Regiment have all tested the software, which remains in beta, or testing mode, according to an Army release.

Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Division’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team used the Tactical Interface Tracking Node during a November rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

“TITAN users can pull up maps, view multiple global locations, and color-code their soldiers’ locations,” said Flora Marshall, product lead for the Mission Command Support Center. “It enables chat, messaging, sending attachments, filing situation reports, and creating distribution lists.”

It enables detailed communications while sharing a common operational picture for one or more areas of operations.

Source: This new tool lets Army leaders see the battlefield from anywhere in the world | Army Times