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 Request for Information for an effective and reliable biometric enterprise “to expand [The Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s (PFPA)] access…

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USSOCOM, Army look to biometrics industry for new technologies for SOF of the future

A Request for Information (RFI) on methods of continuously authenticating user identity by a person’s distinctive characteristics using software-based biometrics…

 

Griaule Biometrics win DoD contract for national databases in Iraq and Afghanistan

Brazil-based Griaule Biometrics has been awarded part of a $75 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to…

 

Parroco Production Group wins USCG contract for biometric readers, support services

The US Coast Guard (USCG) awarded Chesapeake, VA-based Parroco Security Integration Group (P-SIG), the biometrics division of Parroco Production Group,…

 

Biometrics required for new DOD bio/toxins lab access in response to security lapses

Various forms of biometrics are being incorporated at all Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and other facilities using dangerous Biological…

 

Bezos says Amazon committed to working with U.S. Department of Defense

Amazon will continue to work with the U.S. Department of Defense, regardless of criticism, CEO Jeff Bezos told an audience…

 

Biometrics play significant role in new US Army intelligence doctrine

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

 

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…

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