Marines Focus on Portable ID Gear to Reduce Fratricide
- U.S. military deploys auto. ID to track goods in Bosnia. Seideman, Tony // Automatic I.D. News;Mar1997, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p37
Describes the United States military's use of radio frequency identification (RF/ID) technologies to track goods and supplies in Bosnia. Savi Technologies' provision of the RF/ID and bar-coding systems; Use of an optical memory card; Potential payoff from RF/ID technology implementation.
- U.S. military enlists RFID for war effort. // Transportation & Distribution;Jun2003, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p12
Discusses the U.S. Armed Forces' use of the radio frequency identification technology to track the movement of unit supplies during the first Gulf War. Deployment of several mobile Army units equipped with tracking devices that communicate back to database; Placement of tags on vehicles,...
- Are consumers likely to swallow edible RFID tags? // Electronics Weekly;6/22/2011, Issue 2473, p6
In this article the author discusses the design of an edible radio frequency identification (RFID) chip called NutriSmart, which will send information about the food one eat to a personal computer or mobile phone through a bluetooth connection.
- TRANSCOM NAMED DOD'S LEAD PROPONENT FOR RFID AND RELATED AIT. Mirabella, G. P. // Defense AT&L;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p59
The article reports on the designation of the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) as the lead functional proponent of the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Automation Identification Technology implementation for the supply chain of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) in the global...
- Technology at War. McKean, Kevin // InfoWorld;6/2/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p10
Discusses the use of information technology in the military in the U.S. Use of radio frequency identification tags; Details on robots and the Smart Dust sensor; Information on secure communication systems of the military.
- SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS. Prencipe, Loretta W.; Fonseca, Brian // InfoWorld;6/2/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p52
Discusses the radio frequency identification (RFID) technology used by the U.S. military to manage supplies and logistics during the war in Iraq. Features of the RFID tags; Benefits of the RFID technology; Use of an identification tag that contains the medical record of soldiers in the U.S.
- Lockheed Martin [LMT]: Marines Using Savi's Portable Kits to Track RFID-tagged Supplies. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/21/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 15, p7
The article reports on the order for Portable Deployment Kits (PDKs) received by Savi Technology from the U.S. Marine Corps. to be used to locate, track and manage Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-tagged supplies anywhere and anytime.
- Iridium Satellite Provides Links To Track Military Supplies In Area Of Operations. // Satellite Today;10/7/2005, pN.PAG
This article deals with the plan of Iridium Satellite to provide satellite links for a mobile system that uses radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. The technology will be used by the U.S. Marine Corps in tracking the movement of military supplies in forward operating areas. The RFID...
- Iridium to the Fore Again. // Armada International;Aug/Sep2005, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p85
Reports on the use by the U.S. Marine Corps of an Iridium satellite-enabled equipment identification and tracing system in August 2005.