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A military question

lol silly question but boggles my mind. You know in those war movies when tere a person talking on the phone giving corrdinates or something....where is that call going to? I mean i know it is going to a dispatcher but like where is the dispatcher...are they in that country, a few towns over, back here in the US?

And what is the purpose of the phone...I mean I get it if they are attacked it is to tell someone HELP!!!! but like can they get info via that phone?

Also is that only in old school movies? Do they use cellphones now? (really).

Thanks

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Jazmineamomma

Asked by Jazmineamomma at 2:08 PM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • It goes to a central command with the brass who are pouring over maps to decide strategy for battles.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 2:10 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Its a 2 way radio, NOT an actual cell phone. Its still used today.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 2:11 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Cell phone signals can be intercepted, they dont use them for operations
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 2:11 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Its not a phone that they are using it is a radio.....and yes they still use them. They signal goes to the base....if the base is the one calling through the radio then they call another base for support. As far as the cordinates they are giving that is to tell the person on the other end where they are and where they need to send some help.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
    Jazmineamomma

    Comment by Jazmineamomma (original poster) at 10:44 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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