This page was printed from https://intentsmag.com

High-tech tent is site for major military exercise

February 15th, 2011 / By: / Industry News

A high-tech tent erected at Mayport Naval Station near Jacksonville, Fla., is headquarters for a military exercise to coordinate major responses.

One of only six units in the U.S. military, the tent has its own power source along with connections to the Internet, a satellite television and a radio capable of talking to the Pentagon or a ship at sea. The Deployable Joint Command and Control tent facility can be deployed anywhere in the world in hours, Army Captain Michael Senft told the The Florida Times-Union. Senft commands the 16 soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen and civilians who erect and maintain the tent. Read more at http://jacksonville.com/news

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments are moderated and will show up after being approved.