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What type of communication is used in the military?

What's new in military communications technology?

  • Andrew Tunnicliffe explores new developments in military communications networks and technology. Soldier talks on the radio in Iraq. Image: US Army The global tactical communications market, which comprises airborne, naval, man-portable, vehicular and stationary, is set to see substantial growth over the coming decade.

How did the military communicate in the 19th century?

  • Initially, military communications was maintained through messengers (mounted and foot soldiers) and signals (for example, fires, landmarks, and drums). In the mid-19th century the electric telegraph was first used in the army. In the early 20th century, radio, radiotelegraph, and telephone communications were adopted.

What technology is used to move soldiers in war?

  • Transportation technology moves soldiers and weaponry; communications coordinate the movements of armed forces; and sensors detect forces and guide weaponry. What did Patton call “the greatest battle implement ever devised”? What is the oldest still-floating commissioned warship in the world? Test your knowledge. Take this quiz.

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