Tactical NAV - GPS Navigation App For Military and First Responders
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Created by a U.S. Army soldier while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Tactical NAV is a quality GPS navigational app built specifically for military personnel, first responders, search and rescue and law enforcement.
Tactical NAV is an indispensable tool that enables users to map and plot waypoints and military graphics with pinpoint accuracy. Users can share location and waypoint information with each other using email, text and Facebook using encrypted security, and even take photographs stamped with GPS coordinates, which are stored in the phone’s memory which can be shared at a later date.
- Military quality GPS tactical navigation system
- WGS 84 standard and includes MGRS, UTM, BNG and USNG
- Sandtable drawing mode (In app purchase)
- Tested in combat to ensure utmost accuracy and reliability
- 1:50,000 map scale overlay (1km by 1km grid squares)
- Waypoint plotting functionality with military graphics
- Location and waypoint sharing via email, text and Facebook with other users
- Compass “FastLock” function for capturing quick azimuths
- Quickly swipe between various types of coordinate and location data
- Camera mode with heads-up data displayed in real-time and photo stamping functionality
- One-button night mode function for low-light situations
- "Go to Grid" option for pinpoint planning
- And much more!!!
- FEATURED IN THE ARMY TIMES, THE BBC, CNN, CBSNEWS, FOXNEWS, MSNBC, AND THE NY TIMES -
--A MUST FOR THOSE WHO HAVE AN IPHONE--
"Unbelievable accuracy for a device that only costs a handful of dollars. Good to know a fellow soldier has our back with this application!”
- Neil, USA
"I’ve used this in the field and overseas. It does what it says and this update puts it above the rest. I can’t believe I’m using my phone to do some of the same things I used to do with expensive government devices.”
- Intel Guy, USAF
Whether you’re on active duty, out there putting your life on the line for your country, or you brave the wilds as an adventurer, hunter, hiker or camper. In any of these situations, it’s important to have the right tools with you to keep you on target and safe.
Thanks to Tactical NAV, you can have everything you need for navigating anywhere, all in one handy application on your iPhone.
Bottom line, TACNAV puts the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS), the British National Grid (BNG), Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) and the United States National Grid (USNG) in the palm of your hands. Yes, you can now finally access the same resources used by the US military and NATO armed forces worldwide.
Soldiers will appreciate how Tactical NAV can help in the field. Map, plot, photograph, and share navigational points with other users. Find your way back to an observation post, employ the night mode function for easier viewing in the dark and switch quickly between different types of data and take advantage of the camera mode for real-time and photo stamping ability.
The possibilities are endless and everything you need is here and has been extensively tested for accuracy in the remote mountains of Afghanistan (Kunar Province) during combat operations with the 101st Airborne Division. Tactical NAV is on par with many of the GPS devices used by soldiers today and just as accurate as devices costing thousands of dollars.
Although Tactical NAV is combat tested and military grade, it works great for civilians, too. Are you an adventure traveler? Like to hike, camp or hunt? Track your route or save waypoints so you can retrace your steps, easily find your way back to your vehicle or campsite and never worry about getting lost again. It’s just that easy!
Do yourself a favor. Download Tactical NAV now and put a portable, military quality tactical navigation system to work for you.
Tactical NAV is not endorsed by the U.S. Army or the Department of Defense.
What's New in Version 3.5.4
- Updated support for iOS 9
There's nothing more frustrating then spending your money on a product that is hyped up as being a top notch item, only to find it doesn't work like it says it does. In this case, the app will not give me exact locations utilizing UTM coordinates. Instead it simply puts me in the corner of both east/north grids. I tried everything else to get it to work, but no luck.
Even more frustrating is sending questions for help to the support address via the app and email and being told the app support is no longer in effect and my emails go unanswered. This was supposed to be used for rural operations at work, but instead I got to spend money on a junk app that doesn't work and no support.
There are better apps out there, I am sure of it. Don't buy this ripoff.
Good one but can be better
I just downloaded and played with it for a little bit so far great one other then there is no search window or Option to inter a name of a place and then be able to see that place and once you zoom in with satellite map does clearly show as Google earth or other maps do please fix these two and then I say this is a 5 star app!!!
A stellar app and accurate too!
I've been using this app for years, and TACNAV still comes in handy for a variety of different things that I do (Deer hunting, hiking, camping, etc.). A superb application for all things relating to navigation, and the customer service really is top notch. 5-stars all the way. Airborne and ATW!!!