Military Applications

News and information about the military application of biometrics. This includes identification systems for use in the field, access control applications, as well as large database deployments.

Biometrics Enabled Intelligence (BEI) is playing a larger and essential role in U.S. Army intelligence, as described in the latest…

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U.S. Department of Defense will invest up to $2 billion in AI research

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will invest up to $2 billion in artificial intelligence…

 

DFBA awards $54M contract to Ideal Innovations

Ideal Innovations (I3) has won a $54M contract to continue its support to the U.S. Army’s Defense Forensics and Biometrics…

 

Russia’s military police testing facial recognition for large events

Russian News Agency TASS is reporting that military police have been testing an automatic facial recognition system that will shorten…

 

UK Ministry of Defence looks to replace its Biometric Data Capture System

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a tender to replace the current Biometric Data Capture System, Government Computing…

 

DARPA seeks continued funding for biometric, analytic tech for warfighters

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) outlined a few programs utilizing biometrics and data analytics in the Department of…

 

U.S. Army researchers develop method for matching infrared facial images to existing databases

U.S. Army researchers have developed a technique for converting a thermal image of a person’s face to a visual one…

 

Defense Strategies Institute announces 5th Annual Identity Management Symposium

The Defense Strategies Institute has announced the 5th Annual Identity Management Symposium and this year’s theme of “Advancing Identity Intelligence…

 

U.S. DoD’s new Biometric System Integration Laboratory developing numerous new capabilities

A new biometric collection system for the U.S. Department of Defense called Next Generation Biometric Collection is currently in the…

 

U.S. Army deploys contactless multi-modal access control system to Iraq

U.S. armed forces in Iraq have deployed a contactless fingerprint, facial, and iris recognition access control system to an undisclosed…

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