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.

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Army modernizes 20-year-old biometrics database for troops patrolling foreign checkpoints

The U.S. Army has developed an update to an important 20-year-old biometric data store, known as the BAT-A database and…

 

Army researchers attempt to match an infrared face biometrics against visible-light faces

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are experimenting with artificial intelligence and facial recognition to positively identify an…

 

Defense Department wants to perform real-time biometric identification through walls

The U.S. Army is looking for products and technologies that enable soldiers to see through walls, floors and ceilings to…

 

Army issues SIPRGuard biometric desktop access control RFI

A Sources Sought/Request for Information (RFI) was issued this past week “for potential vendors that can provide … a SIPRGuard…

 

U.S. Navy bans TikTok, Pentagon fears DNA home kits jeopardize national security

Privacy and national security concerns have led the U.S. Navy to ban the use of social media app TikTok on…

 

InCadence wins $20M biometrics system support contract with U.S. Army

InCadence has secured a $20 million task order for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Near Real Time Identity Operations (NRTIO),…

 

U.S. Navy to save millions in paper costs with biometric signatures for recruitment forms

The U.S. Navy has begun using fingerprint biometrics to fill out the form of new recruits to the service, and…

 

Turkey adds autonomous facial recognition kamikaze drones to military portfolio

A major player in the engineering and defense industries, Turkish defense contractor Defense Technologies Engineering and Trade Inc. (STM) is…

 

USSOCOM set to test, evaluate commercial next generation biometrics

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) earlier this month issued a Request for Information (RFI) “to gain knowledge of potential…

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