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Army stronger with Androids
Android-powered smartphones will help soldiers of the future discover better trails, locate colleagues and build stronger defense -- capability that just doesn’t exist today. They'll be a permanent fixture in the United States Army, officials said.FoxNews.com traveled to White Sands Missile Range in south central New Mexico, where soldiers are testing the Motorola ATRIX and the General Dynamics made Motorola GD300, as well other smartphones, radios and handhelds in a massive war game. In military vehicles, combat leaders used Motorola Xoom tablets to get a unique new look at soldiers’ locations.Brigade commander Col. Daniel Pinnell said the...
Nett Warrior returns from the dead
 Most people had left the Army’s Nett Warrior program and its futuristic eye scope in the expensive trash heap of Future Combat Systems. But it lives on here, where soldiers test the glorified smartphones that Army leaders want squad leaders carrying on the battlefield.Soldiers such as Staff Sgt. Jesus Vasquez and Sgt. 1st Class Frederick Chinlever wear Motorola Atrix smartphones inside a green case mounted to their chests, connected to Rifleman Radios on their backs. They can’t make calls on it, but they can see fellow soldiers’ positions, mark IED and enemy positions, and even text each other.“It’s just like having our cell...
The Army's New Land Warrior Gear
  There's a half-billion dollars invested in the gear hanging off the heads, chests and backs of the soldiers of Alpha company. Digital maps displayed on helmet-mounted eyepieces show the position of all the men in the unit as they surround a block of concrete buildings and launch their attacks. Instead of relying on the hand signals and shouted orders that most infantrymen use, Alpha company communicates via advanced, encrypted radio transmissions with a range of up to a kilometer. It's more information than any soldiers have ever had about their comrades and their surroundings.But as Alpha kicks in doors, rounds up terror suspects and peals off automatic...