G.I.S May Be Going On Line

Fresh from showing off its high-tech weaponry in the Persian Gulf, the U. S. Army is now looking into a pocket-size battlefield computer for soldiers. As currently envisioned by the Army's Communications-Electronics Command (Cecom) at Fort Monmouth, N. J., the one-pound device would help troops determine their location, talk to field headquarters and other soldiers, aim weapons around corners, diagnose and fix broken vehicles, and dispense advice on emergency medical procedures.

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