An Army Marches On Its Data Banks
INFORMATION WARRIORS ARE getting a new weapon. Truckers might like it, too. Dubbed the Tactical Automated Situation Receiver (TASR), the handheld device will let field soldiers call up a range of information--from where the enemy is located to when missiles are supposed to land. It's based on a technique called geodynamic filtering, which Mitre Corp. wants to patent. Truck drivers could use the system to learn about weather conditions or traffic snarls.
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