Yes, the Army has this sort of stuff on Android phones, but it is classified and used in real world ops and much more complicated then a simple sand table. Tactical Sand Table is THE must-have tool for all military soldiers. With Tactical Sand Table you can draw up training scenarios, conduct after action reviews (AARs), and share it with your team, ultra fast. Magnet symbols can be written on with erasable markers and magnets can be placed on a sand table or magnetic white board where the operational environment can be sketched and movements drawn. Sand tables are to make the op easy to visualize.
View Notes – MS100 Army Symbols from MILITARY S 100 at West Point. An ornate gold gilt dressing table which would have once taken pride of place in this room now stands among debris, its mirrors cracked, while heavy draped curtains hang precariously off a rail. Preparations: A Free Syrian Army fighter fills a bag with sand from a tunnel that is being dug, in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria. Military tactical level leaders conduct mission planning, training, and after action reviews using home-made solutions such as index cards and plastic toy Army men. In various implementations, the magnetic tiles 10-78 can be placed on a sand table, on a markable board for use with erasable markers, or other suitable means.