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Marines test mobile tablets

Apr. 11, 2014 - 03:45AM   |  
By LARS SCHWETJE   |   Comments
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The Marine Corps is testing hand-held tablet computers designed to give ground troops real-time target intelligence, and officials say this technological development will change how the service carries out crisis-response missions in hostile parts of the world. In late March, a company-size landing team composed of about 100 students attending the Infantry Officer Course in Quantico, Va., traveled via MV-22 Ospreys from the Corps desert training base in Twentynine Palms, Calif., to San Clemente Island off the Pacific coast. The scenario called for them to eliminate cruise missile threats and take back an airfield from enemy forces.

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