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.

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

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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…

 

Thermal sensor maker HGH launches new 360-degree optical system for U.S. army market

Infrared optical systems maker HGH has introduced the third generation of its SPYNEL-U 360-degree thermal and visible imaging sensor, which…

 

DISA seeks white papers on secure identity management across Department of Defense

The U.S. Military’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has posted a request for white papers on “Identity, Credential, and Access…

 

US Air Force developing human molecular biosignature sensors and more

Research into “human signatures” for the purpose of developing technologies that can “sense and exploit human bio-signatures at both the…

 

AI concerns prompt deepfake challenge, civil society criticism, and new DoD ethicist position

Issues in algorithmic trust and artificial intelligence ethics are motivating action by a number of institutions and businesses around the…

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