New computer technology could shape helicopter attack tactics

Mabel R. Acton

Built to absorb some small arms fire, Apache attack helicopters can swoop into enemy fire to provide critical air support to ground infantry caught in lethal combat.

As part of this mission, the Army AH-64 Apache platform draws upon its long-range, high-fidelity sensors to detect new pockets of enemy forces closing in on the area, merges targeting and navigational data with nearby drones and Blackhawks, processes, analyzes and organizes otherwise disparate pools of crucial information and therefore offers ground commanders an integrated picture … in a matter of seconds. 

Otherwise disconnected variables such as force location, terrain, navigational detail and

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The Environmental Pros & Cons of Using Computer Technology | Small Business

Mabel R. Acton

For businesses concerned about environmental issues, using computer technology is a double-edged sword. In some instances, it reduces your company’s carbon footprint. However, computer technology also presents significant environmental problems, some of which are difficult to control.

Paper Use

According to Reduce.org, each office worker uses an average 10,000 sheets of copy paper every year. Each employee discards more than 350 sheets of paper annually, according to the National Resources Defense Council. Maintaining your company’s files as electronic documents reduces the need for paper records and the files to store them. As a bonus, reducing your company’s paper consumption frequently

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6270 | Professional Computer Technology Ltd. Stock Price & News

Mabel R. Acton

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Cleburne student gains better computer technology for online schooling | News

Mabel R. Acton


Rhianna Pope Cleburne Student

Seventh-grader Rhianna Pope at her home in rural Cleburne County. For her online classes, she only has her phone and a iPad to connect to the internet, which is unreliable.



HEFLIN — By the time it reaches Rhianna Pope’s residence on County Road 821 in rural Cleburne County, the  information superhighway has hit a few bumps and potholes.

Pope, 14, is a seventh-grader at Cleburne County Middle School. She lives on a crumbling one-lane asphalt road with   her brother, Koby Hale, 10, and her great-grandmother Lola Stephens. 

Access to the internet — crucial

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