Automated Tactical Symbology System (TACSYM): System Design Specifications
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An automated catalog of tactical symbols TACSYM was developed to compare and evaluate existing and proposed symbologies for military applications. This document describes the system architecture - hardware and software configurations - and the overall system operating characteristics. The primary features of the automated tactical symbology system are 1 database of over 700 symbols from 15 different military symbology sources 2 interactive access allowing users to graphically display and print symbols from the database 3 symbol building capability for updating database and experimenting with new symbols 4 on-line tutorial explaining capabilities and characteristics of TACSYM 5 query mechanisms allowing users to locate and display symbols by specific characteristics. Keywords include Automated System Design, Tactical Symbols, Military Symbology, System Specifications, Graphic Portrayal, and Symbology.