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Allen-Vanguard has announced the launch of an Electronic Countermeasure (ECM) plug-in for the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) platform. The application is to unify the command and control (C2) of all their ECM products and simplify the training, operational and maintenance burden for mission commanders, Allen-Vanguard writes in a press release.

The ATAK ECM plug-in was developed by Aries Defense and launched at Eurosatory 2022. ATAK is an Android smartphone geospatial infrastructure and military situation awareness application. It allows for precision targeting, surrounding land formation intelligence, situational awareness, navigation and data sharing. Aries Defense have developed over 50 ATAK plug-ins. They are currently fielded by US agencies, SOCOM and the US Marine Corps.  ATAK has a plug-in architecture allowing developers to add specialist functionality. At the same time, it also provides an easily customisable intuitive interface making it adaptable to the divergent needs of Allen-Vanguard’s wide end user base; whilst maintaining commonality to ease the training burden, the company emphasises