10 Oct '17, 6pm

A device for every soldier? The Army is considering it

Between the hours soldiers have to spend online for professional military education and the possibilities a handheld, touchscreen device could hold downrange, the Army is taking a step toward developing a standard-issue device for every soldier. The team at PEO Soldier has come up with a prototype that they recently presented to the Army’s top enlisted soldier, Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey said Tuesday. “I’m an advocate of, every soldier has a device,” Dailey said. The prototype is a large tablet-like device, he added. “Operationally, they can use it while they’re on the battlefield,” Dailey said. “It could have a number of apps that would assist them in their capabilities with land navigation, communication, [and] ... I asked for the capability to extend that resource to be able to use it for institutional reasons as well.” That would include being able to do pro...

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2017/10/10/a-dev...

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