TITLE

House Panel Boosts Funding for DoD Biometric Database

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;6/22/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 13, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the proposal of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to transfer 26 million U.S. dollars to the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) of the U.S. Army. The money, which will come from the U.S. Army's warfighting accounts, will raise the budget request for the system by almost 4 million U.S. dollars. The panel also added 3.8 million U.S. dollars for the improvement of ABIS' data sharing with federal counterparts.
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63007082

 

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