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Handheld tablet improves situational awareness
180807-M-UF827-121.JPG Photo By: Cpl. Gloria Lepko

Sep 5, 2019
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 uses a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Common Handheld to direct machine gun fire during a platoon-supported attack range at Giskas, Norway, Aug. 7, 2018. The MCH enables Marines to relay messages and locations to other users in a manner similar to text messaging. The tablet’s capabilities will augment previous methods of radio contact, allowing quieter and more efficient long-distance communication. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gloria Lepko/Released)


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