Army develops smartphone framework, applications for the front lines
Photo Credit: Ashley Blumenfeld, JPEO JTRS
Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the Army's vice chief of staff, views a photo downloaded on a prototype JBC-P Handheld. Also pictured is Lt. Gen. William Phillips (second from right), principal military deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology. Chiarelli and Phillips attended a recent field exercise at Ft. Bragg, N.C., where Paratroopers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division experimented with the JBC-P Handheld prototype, the first developed under an Army effort to devise an Android-based smartphone framework and suite of applications for tactical operations.
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