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I'm pleased to announce Army.ca's fourth mobile application. This one is a simple Aide Memoire that guides you through the entire Battle Procedure process via a simple set of menus. Whether you're a junior leader headed off to course or an old hand at Battle Procedure, you can put the BP process at your fingertips.

...and the best part is, it's FREE!

(Nobody ever said I was good at this 'business' thing...)

View in iTunes




Enjoy, and as always feedback is encouraged to help make the app even better.

Also available:


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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2012, 15:14:03 »
It looks good! However, is it possible to make it for Android as well?  :nod:
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2012, 15:15:30 »
Not coming up in the search on my iphone.
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2012, 15:20:33 »
Too bad its an iphone app ::) no love for us Blackberry users....

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2012, 15:24:10 »
It looks good! However, is it possible to make it for Android as well?  :nod:

Possible yes, but my time estimate says no. :)

Not coming up in the search on my iphone.

It was just approved, so I suspect it's still populating through the App Store. It should be visible shortly. If you're anxious you can always tap the link above on your phone.

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2012, 15:30:35 »
Just a note, in those screen shots, destruction is spelled incorrectly :)
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2012, 15:34:07 »
Requires 5.1?!?!  Poo on you.  My jailbroken phone won't be acquiring this anytime soon.
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2012, 15:53:57 »
Just a note, in those screen shots, destruction is spelled incorrectly :)

Ouch, and fixed... thanks! Looks like 1.1 will be coming out soon then!

Requires 5.1?!?!  Poo on you.  My jailbroken phone won't be acquiring this anytime soon.

Would 5.0 work better? I might be able to pull back the requirements for the next update.

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2012, 15:57:03 »
Anyone with a jailbroken phone that is "untethered" would be running 5.0.1.  So yeah, if you can try and make that the minimum please do!
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2012, 19:06:07 »
I'm still running Field Message Pad 1.0, do you have a version for me?    ;D

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2012, 19:08:22 »
I'm still running Field Message Pad 1.0, do you have a version for me?    ;D

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2012, 20:07:40 »
Under "Prepare and issue Orders", "Meteorological Briefing" is not spelled correctly (Mteorological).

Thanks for the app!

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2012, 20:50:56 »
Under "Prepare and issue Orders", "Meteorological Briefing" is not spelled correctly (Mteorological).

Thanks for the app!

Thanks, that's fixed in 1.1! :)

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2012, 21:52:03 »
Possible yes, but my time estimate says no. :)

Whats the difficulty level in coding for Android? I've got a lot of time to kill in Kabul...

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2012, 22:55:21 »
Well done and very cool!!! Thanks!
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2012, 05:13:36 »
Whats the difficulty level in coding for Android? I've got a lot of time to kill in Kabul...

Not sure, I don't have a 'droid phone and haven't even looked in to what's involved to be honest.

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2012, 06:15:17 »
It's funny reading comments on iTunes about people
going berserk over paying .99 cents for an app they didn't like.

This is a very cool app and one of the few ones I would
gladly pay for.

Thanks for putting this out.  Hope to see more apps like this in the future (free or not).  Returns and reports would be pretty cool. Maybe a magical app that takes your info and whips it up into a memo format to be sent to your
Email then printed lol

But really, cool app.
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2012, 12:35:48 »
Fantastic. Thanks. :salute:
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2012, 16:12:15 »
I'm still running Field Message Pad 1.0, do you have a version for me?    ;D

Anything for a Etch A Sketch yet?

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2012, 01:14:25 »
Too bad its an iphone app ::) no love for us Blackberry users....

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #20 on: May 02, 2012, 11:58:43 »
Good stuff, Mike!  Great, handy reference.  :nod:

You can always add a "NB: This is a consolidation of information from official sources - in case of disagreement, the B-GL-300-001/FP-001 (LAND OPERATIONS) and B-GL-331-002/FP-001 (STAFF DUTIES FOR LAND OPERATIONS) shall take precedence." disclaimer for the picky people...  ;)

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2012, 12:02:40 »
Have you pushed version 1.1 yet?  I want to look at it before I start recommending it but with all the kids heading out to Gagetown and happy places for phase training this summer, this is very well timed.
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2012, 14:12:17 »
Yep, 1.1 is already in the Apple approval queue... last time it took about a week, hopefully as a minor update this one will be faster.

Good call on the disclaimer G2G. :)

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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2012, 14:25:52 »
"But (insert course staff name here) my iphone said the rate of movement for a mounted patrol is 1km in 3 minutes, not 4 like you're teaching us!!"
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Re: Announcing the Battle Procedure Aide Memoire for iPhone/iPad
« Reply #24 on: May 02, 2012, 14:36:24 »
"But (insert course staff name here) my iphone said the rate of movement for a mounted patrol is 1km in 3 minutes, not 4 like you're teaching us!!"

This is a consolidation of information from official sources - in case of disagreement, the B-GL-300-001/FP-001 (LAND OPERATIONS) and B-GL-331-002/FP-001 (STAFF DUTIES FOR LAND OPERATIONS) shall take precedence

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