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RFID in the Military Rana, Mohammed,Trandel, Ahmed.
What is RFID? Radio Frequency Identification Technology that uses communication via electromagnetic waves ( wireless) to exchange data between a terminal and an object. Components: Reader and tag. When energized by a nearby reader the tag broadcasts its unique identification number to the reader.
RFID IN THE MILLITARY Keep track of soldiers location. Keep track of assets or weapons of the military. Identify who is entering and exiting the camps ( on the gate).
Types of assets tracked IT Equipment Weapons Firearms Lab Equipment Research Equipment Vehicles
BENIEFTS OF RFID IN THE MILLITARY Better warehouse management system for ammunitions and supplies in general Better service/maintenance system MPS ( mailing preference system) for the instruments Garage monitoring In-out monitoring from buildings or areas for either vehicles or personnel or devices Better information in general and certainly interoperability with other forces Reduce of costs
LIMITATIONS OF RFID IN THE MILLITARY. Poor read rates in the presence of some materials. Expensive Time- consuming.
SOCIAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES OF RFID IN THE MILLITARY Security The government keep there weapons and soldiers more secure because they know were they are at all times and they can provide tactical and geographical help. Privacy The soldiers are being tracked at all times. Everything they do, the government knows about it.
SOCIAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES OF RFID IN THE MILLITARY Reliability They would depend on the RFID chips a lot. If something were to happen to the actual chip they are faced with a big dilemma. Integrity When storing and tracking your information through an RFID chip, terrorist also have an advantage. If they got a hand on one of them they can hack through it and use it against them.