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Popular Military Apps For iPad

Popular Military Apps For iPad

The most popular military-themed apps and utilities ideal for military members for both the iPad and iPhone

There are literally hundreds of thousands of app’s at the Apple store, but not too many of those are for the iPad. Browsing the plethora of apps for the iPhone it’s reasonably easy to find military related apps and games, but what about the iPad. Here’s a list of the most popular military apps for iPad.

1. Army Ranger Handbook

army ranger handbook app

Army Ranger Handbook App

Army Rangers specialize in airborne assault, raids, recovery of personnel and equipment, and airfield seizure, among other difficult and dangerous missions. The U.S. Army Ranger Handbook app offers the techniques and tactics used by Rangers everyday. This app provides Rangers the best advice possible. This manual covers deception, stealth, communications, escape and evasion, ambush operations, booby traps, demolitions perimeter defense, counterintelligence, and much more. This manual was designed so Rangers could easily carry it into the field. Now it is the ultimate resource for anyone who wants to know how
Rangers think and work.


2. Army First Aid

army first aid app

Army First Aid

The U.S. Army publishes a manual titled – First Aid. The manual meets the first aid training needs of individual service members. Because medical personnel will not always be readily available, nonmedical service members must rely heavily on their own skills and knowledge of life-sustaining methods to survive on the integrated battlefield.

With over 600 page of information, the Army First Aid app brings the Army’s First Aid manual to you.


3. Army Sniper

army sniper for ipad

Army Sniper For iPad

The Army Sniper app is the U.S. Army’s official field manual and provides information to train and equip sniper and to aid them on their missions and operations. Army Sniper includes over 800 pages of great content.

This app is organized as a reference for snipers and leads the trainer through the material needed to conduct sniper training. Subjects include equipment, weapon capabilities, fundamentals of marksmanship and ballistics, field skills, mission planning, and skill sustainment.


4. Marine Martial Arts

marine martial arts for ipad

Marine Martial Arts

The Marine Martial Arts app is the U.S. Marine Corp training manual and includes over 500 pages of great content. This app guides individual Marines, unit leaders, and close combat instructors in the proper tactics, techniques, and procedures for close combat.

Close combat is the physical confrontation between two or more opponents. It involves armed and unarmed and lethal and nonlethal fighting techniques that range from enforced compliance to deadly force. The purpose of close combat is to execute armed and unarmed techniques to produce both lethal and nonlethal results. Unarmed techniques include hand-to-hand combat and defense against hand-held weapons. Armed techniques include techniques applied with a rifle, bayonet, knife, baton, or any weapon of opportunity.[$1.99]

5. U.S. Armed Forces

u.s armed forces app

U.S. Armed Forces

Now with full screen text for iPad! This program is geared towards users serving in the U.S. Military, their families, veterans, and any other curious individuals.

Users of our other apps requested an accessible version of The Uniform Code of Military Justice; we are delivering that reference along with other resources, lists, and a few relevant historical texts.


6. U.S. Army Survival Guide

u.s army survival guide

U.S. Army Survival Guide

The U.S. Army knows how to train their personnel to survive. Their field manual is the most authoritative guide on survival.

This app is over 1,400 pages and provides a complete reference guide on basic survival, evasion, first aid and recovery information. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, this app may be essential to your survival.

As a lover of the outdoors you may be anywhere in the world. It may be a temperate, tropical, arctic, or sub arctic region. You expect to have all your personal equipment and or other members of your group with you wherever you go. There is, however, no guarantee that’s how your adventure will go. You could find yourself alone in a remote area— with little or no personal gear. This app provides information and describes basic techniques to enable you to survive and return alive should you find yourself in such a situation.


7. Survival Pocket Ref

survival pocket ref app

Survival Pocket Ref App

If you’re searching for local Army programs, services or resources, the Army OneSource (AOS) Services Locator is the Must-Have App for you! This tool makes it easy as 1-2-3 to find resources available within your own community.

Simply enter your zip code OR city and state and hit SEARCH to discover your options of support via a result list and map view. This app is user-friendly, incredibly fast and intuitive!


8. Sun Compass

sun compass app

Sun Compass

This compass app determines your direction by calculating the current sun position.

All you need to do is to orient your device to the north or to the sun and press the corresponding button. Additional you can drag the sun symbol of the compass to the real sun direction. Each of those actions will show you the right direction. If the sun is visible, it can be used for many different activities like apartment viewing, hiking or even sailing.[$0.99]

9. U.S. Army Ranks HD

u.s army ranks hd app

U.S. Army Ranks HD

This app is packed full of information about all of the ranks within the U.S. Army, with their insignias as well.

The app contains very sharp images at a very high resolution which are fit for the gorgeous HD screen that they will be viewed on.

This is the first and currently only app of its kind on the appstore.


10. Army OneSource Services Locator

army onesource locator app for ipad

Army OneSource Locator

If you’re searching for local Army programs, services or resources, the Army OneSource (AOS) Services Locator is the Must-Have App for you! This tool makes it easy as 1-2-3 to find resources available within your own community.

Simply enter your zip code OR city and state and hit SEARCH to discover your options of support via a result list and map view. This app is user-friendly, incredibly fast and intuitive!


11. Find My iPhone/iPad

find my iphone ipad app

Find My Phone

This application requires a MobileMe subscription (60-day free trial available). If you lose your iPhone or iPad while on the go, simply install this free app on any other iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to find it.

Sign in with your member name and password to locate your missing device on a map and have it display a message or play a sound. You can even remotely lock the device to protect your privacy, or wipe it to permanently delete all of your data if you think that it won’t be returned.


12. Navy Seal Fitness Program

Navy Seal Physical Fitness iPad App

Navy Seal iPad App

Navy SEALs require an extraordinarily high level of total body physical fitness. A combination of muscular strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness is essential to carry out assigned missions.

To train most effectively for these physically demanding tasks, SEALs need clear, concise, and authoritative guidance on physical fitness training. The Navy created The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide to meet this need. We have converted the guide to an app containing over 800 pages of unparalleled content.

The authors of this comprehensive guide, physicians and physiologists, were chosen because of their special qualifications in the area of physical fitness and their knowledge of the SEAL community. Their expertise ensured the guide was written with a goal of expanding the individual Navy SEAL’s knowledge of attaining and retaining a high level of fitness.

Because SEALs train for mission related performance, the objective for every workout is elite fitness, validated by the ability to perform every task at the level necessary to accomplish any mission – no matter what. What does that mean? It means that training must be comprised of broad and inclusive, constantly varied functional movements that are performed at high intensity in order to prepare for the unknown.

The Navy SEALS are an elite branch of the U.S. Special Forces whose reputation for outstanding physical fitness is unparalleled. Now everybody that wants to improve his or her health, strength and endurance can take advantage of this information.


13. U.S. Pocket Reference

United States Law iPad App

We The People

U.S. Pocket Reference includes comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, executive branches, and fundamental documents, symbols, and anthems.

When you have extra time, it is a great read and way to quiz yourself. Learning never stops.

We The People gives you information you need to be an informed member of the most elite military in the world.


14. The Weather Channel

Weather iPad App

Weather iPad App

Know the weather of the area you are deploying to. Battles are won and decided on the weather. Many of the past military leaders failed to consider the weather and had to pay the cost. If they would have only had this helpful app they would have not only know the weather of the day, but 5-Day forecast as well!

The Weather Channel Max for iPad delivers in-depth weather, innovative maps, a robust video library, plus so much more.


15. Advance Alarm App

Best Alarm Clock App

Advance Alarm

Get sleep when you can! You are going to need it. Make sure you wake up on time and have all the information you need when your eyes open.

* Autosenses and displays Weather + Temperature
* Multiple Alarms for setting appointments throughout the Day
* LCD style display with multiple color themes
* 6 built-in Alarm Tunes
* Auto senses your 12/24 Hour format
* Automatic Portrait and Landscape display modes
* Huge Snooze/Stop Alarm buttons
* Advanced settings for Time Format, Battery Save mode
* Multiple Snooze settings
* Intuitive easy-to-use Graphical interface


16. Knot Guide

Knot Tying iPad App

Knot Tying

Need to tie a knot? Knot Guide will teach you the ropes!

People of all walks of life since ancient times have found knots both fascinating and essential. Knots are used in sailing, climbing, tree trimming, jewelry making, and everyday tasks such as hitching a load to your vehicle. Whether you are a novice or you have experience with tying knots, Knot Guide will assist you!


17. Grenade App

Gernade iPad App

Gernade App

Sound Grenade gives you instant crowd control. That party get a little bit out of control? Sound Grenade is the answer.

Plug your iPod touch or iPhone into some speakers and crank up the volume. Sound Grenade generates a really, really annoying, nauseating and headache producing high pitched sound.

Ultimate deception tool to trick your enemy.


18. iGun Pro

iGun Pro App

iGun Pro

Just like the previous app, you can easily deceive your enemy. You will never run out of ammunition with this app.

Turn your iPhone or iPod into a Handgun or Rifle with the iGun Pro!! To fire, simply hold the handle with the barrel pointed away from you and then flick your wrist back as though you had shot the gun. Every time you flick your wrist, the gun will fire and your empty shell will fly out. You will SEE and HEAR EVERY empty shell as they fall to the ground!


19. Gun Library

Gun Library

Gun Library

Extended and hone your knowledge of guns and even nuclear weapons with this gun library app. The best gun/weapon simulator on the iPhone.

* 36 highly detailed animated Guns/Weapons ranging from M16’s to Nuclear Weapons!
* Detailed Descriptions of each Gun/Weapon. Read all about your favorite gun in amazing detail straight from Wikepedia.
* Tweet to your friends about the Gun you are shooting.


20. MotionX GPS

GPS iPad App

GPS iPad

Turn your iPhone or iPad into the ultimate GPS device. Get advance tracking and mapping utilities in one application.

MotionX-GPS shows your position and track at all times on street, topo/terrain and satellite maps. Follow your track back to where you started and email to multiple recipients with a single click your position, track, trip statistics (date, start time, elapsed time, distance traveled, average speed, etc.) and a picture taken along the way.


21. Bread Crumbs App

Bread Crumb App

Bread Crumbs

Landing in unfamiliar territory makes it difficult to remember your way. This app will ensure that you can return to your vehicle, base or meeting point with ease.

iCarPark helps you remember where you park your car. This is the most functional and user-friendly parking app from the creator of the successful “Take Me To My Car”. With just one tap save your parking spot, so that later iCarPark could navigate you back to it! If you park in a garage, it will help you remember the level, section, and spot. If you park on a meter, it will keep track of the time for you. If you have multiple cars and/or bikes or want to remember your way back to some spot without losing information about your car, you can keep track of it all! Moreover, if you get inaccurate location information, you can drag the marker to adjust parking position. Finally, you have the option to use satellite hybrid map that helps you navigate even better!


22. Flashlight

Flashlight iPad App


Flashlight uses the LED light on iPhone 4 and fills your screen with bright white light to illuminate your world when you find yourself in a dark spot or concert.

Different lighting conditions for different situations. Use a red light to light your immediate area without drawing attention. Use your light to send Morse Code across a room. Even use your light to distract or blind your enemy.

Includes fully customizable special effects including: Strobe Light, Trippy, S.O.S., Yin-Yang, Holiday Lights and more!

PLEASE NOTE: Continued use of the flash may dramatically decrease battery life. Please review the following Apps.


23. Battery Boost

Battery Boost iPad App

Battery Boost

With all these extra apps and extra use you will be logging on your iPad it is important you keep your battery life as long as possible.

You never know when you will be able to find a power source. This is when this app steps in to help.

Battery Boost features a collection of tips and tricks to improve your battery life. Get more out of you iPhone/iPod Touch today!

NOTE: By just using this application you will not increase your battery life. However, this free ipad app does give you the tips on how you can do it.


24. Battery Magic

Battery Magic

Battery Magic

Open up Battery Magic Elite, plug-in your Charge cable and click on your Charge icon, now witness a Dynamic World-Class Charging Dashboard with Charging precision to 0.1%. No Battery App is as precise with measurements from 0.1% to 1.0%. We show you Full-Charge and Topping Charge and give you the exact time it takes for each Charge then alert you when the Charge is complete.

Monitor the status of over 20 conditions that consume your Battery, from how much Talk Time you have to 3D Game Play, you will know the precise time down to the last minute you have left to complete the service you are using.

This program helps you maintain a Healthy Battery. A Full-Cycle Charge should be performed once a month. We log each instance that you perform a Full-Cycle Charge and let you know when the next Full-Cycle Charge should occur. Use your Battery until you see it reach 25%. Then open Battery Magic Elite and plug-in your Charge cable. Thats all you need to do, we will alert you with a pleasant alarm sound from your iTunes Playlist when complete!

It also includes over 20 Battery Tips on how you can extend your Battery Life to the Max, given to you in a wonderful slide presentation. This is extremely important when you are traveling with no access to power.

This app tells you everything from what temperature you should operate your device to the fact that after 400 charge-discharge cycles, only 80% of the original battery capacity can be retained, all this and more directly from the pages of Apple’s Battery Maintenance guide.


25. WiFi Finder

WiFi Finder

WiFi Finder

Quickly and easily find FREE or paid Wi-Fi when you travel with the JiWire Wi-Fi Finder for iPhone and iPod Touch. You can access other networks to conceal your online identity or easily access the internet and your mail on the nearest wifi connection. Download all of the locations offline, so you know how to stay connected when you are on the road.

Using the GPS function on your iPhone, the Wi-Fi finder will tell you exactly where the closest Wi-Fi hotspot is, and how to get there.

If you prefer certain providers such as Comcast, you’ll be able to see which hotspots are served by those providers. You can also filter by location type (restaurant, cafe, hotel, etc..). When you find the location you want to use, you’ll be given a phone number and directions on how to get there.


26. Unit Conversion

Unit Conversion

Unit Conversion

Download the only app with custom conversions! This free (yes, free) application lets you create your own unit conversions for anything you want, quickly and easily. Covert Units for Free is an essential tool that you’ll love and use everyday. Over five million users already do.

Make sure you are communicating with the correct measurement. Do not come up short.


27. Mirror

Mirror iPad App


Now wait, you may think this is only for women or for those who are vain, but this comes in very helpful. When you are putting on your war paint or undercover disguise you can see yourself on a moments notice for inspection or easy application.

Additionally you may find it helpful to look behind you while it looks like you are reading a text message. See your complete surroundings with this free ipad app.


28. Camera Plus Pro

Camera Pro Plus

Camera Pro Plus

Camera Plus Pro is the premier all-in-one camera and photo-editing app for the iPhone. One of the most downloaded Photography tools on iTunes, it even brings the magic of video recording to the 2G and 3G iPhones! Easily capture, organize, add filters and effects, and share your videos and photos.

We feel that the best camera is the one you have with you, which makes the iPhone camera just about the best one ever created. Camera Plus Pro maximizes the potential of the iPhone’s hardware to provide video recording for all iPhones, as well as powerful, easy to use tools for recording, editing, and sharing the world around you.


29. Emergency Radio

Emergency Radio Scanner

Emergency Radio Scanner

Far more than just a police scanner, Emergency Radio has it all with live police, fire, EMS, railroad, air traffic, NOAA weather, coast guard, and other emergency frequencies. Tune in to everything from Haiti rescue channels to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Easily follow along with the action using the built-in police and emergency scanner code list. Conveniently locate nearby frequencies using the Nearby feature, and quickly access your favorite frequencies with the Favorites list.

Get the news before it hits the TV.


30. Police Siren

Police Siren

Police Siren

If you need to switch over to attention alert you will easily be able to make way for an emergency. This app allows for you to have sirens with you where ever you go.

Includes high quality police siren audio and blue/red strobe light.

Tap the screen to change the sound effects!


31. Voice Changer

Voice Changer

Voice Changer

Hid your voice and change it to the effect you need. Change My Voice allows you to record your voice and add multiple effects to it for FREE.

* Record, alter, and playback
* Change tempo, pitch, speed, and volume
* Save sounds you have created
* Load sounds to change them again
* Pre-recorded sounds available
* Pre-made effects


32. Sniper Game

Sniper Game

Sniper Game

With the close of this long list we wanted to make sure we included some entertainment. Long flights and trip can be very boring. With iSniper you can have an opportunity to blow of some steam while also honing your skills.

This game’s theme features a group of terrorists has broken into MASQ corporation headquarters and taken its employees as hostages. your squad, the best anti-terrorist unit in the world, is called in to take care of business.

Things turn out to be more complicated than expected, and as the drama unfolds, you and your team are drawn into the crossfire.

Clear your mind, steady your sight, and eliminate the terrorist threat


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  1. Do you have an APP for IADS so that we can read our acft book on the ipad

  2. Also worth a serious mention: Take-a-hop’s DoD & military space-a app.

    MilSpaceA app

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