Social media ‘wizardry’ will help British troops win wars


The British army has unveiled a new ‘social media’ app which allows soldiers to win wars using their mobile phones.

The Dismounted Situational Awareness Tool has been hailed a “game changer” by a senior Army officer after trials during the recent US-led Exercise Sabre Strike involving 18,000 troops and 19 countries across Eastern Europe.

Samsung mobile phones loaded with a mission, intelligence and mapping app called Android Tactical Assault Kit allow users to share and post information to other troops, such as imagery and their location.

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Source: The Telegraph