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Defense Tech is reporting that a new wireless networking system for the troops should be available sooner than expected. The system hooks up with cellular and satellite connections and allows soldiers to connect to the Pentagon's information networks. I guess that means I will have to enlist—the only reason I haven t yet is because I would miss out on my fantasy football. Originally this network was slated for a 2009 release, but testing has shown that this system will provide immediate benefits for the troops and can be ready to go early in 2007. Happy surfing, soldier!

Early roll-out for battlefield net? [Defense Tech]