Thursday, August 19, 2010

Biometrics in Afghanistan

"BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Aug. 14, 2010) – Coalition forces in Afghanistan have various ways of gathering information to determine if members of the Afghan population are insurgents or innocent. With the scan of an eye, biometrics has made the process easier.  There are multiple biometric systems used in today’s military: the biometrics automated toolset, the hand-held interagency identity detection equipment and the secure electronic enrollment kit."
Read the rest of the article in "Biometrics: Giving Afghans an Identity", CJTF-101, August 15, 2010.

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