Political Risk

Google Earth Is Helping Syrians Call In US Air Strikes

“Google—or the many products and services now under the holding company Alphabet—provides the connecting tissue between U.S. forces and Kurdish militias fighting against ISIS in war-torn Syria. New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi writes from the battlefield that fighters are using Android-powered Samsung tablets and Google Earth to track their battle lines and coordinate close air support with the U.S. military:”

Source: Google Earth Is Helping Syrians Call In US Air Strikes – Defense One

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