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Army tests radiowave software

The Army has a new social network, but it’s built for combat.

The “Rifleman Radio” uses a combination of computers and radio frequencies to instantly connect soldiers to armor divisions and bases.

The software can even transmit digital maps and videos, and the Pentagon says this is helping reduce the risk of navigating enemy territory.

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