Google Earth allows us to navigate the world through our computer or phone screens, zooming into cities and communities all over the world with a birds-eye view of the land. For the average civilian, this technology can help provide better directions to a location, or just serve as a fun time-waster as you jump from one continent to the next.
But it may not surprise you that a tool such as this could be of great service to the military. Recently, a report from National Defense details an initiative from the U.S. military that is attempting to develop what one researcher called “Google Earth on steroids.”
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