Defense Department Says "Yes" To RFID
The Defense Department will use both passive and active tags and has set out its stall for future installations, in a memo saying the tags will "provide global transit visibility" for foreign shipments.
Come January 1 next year, two distribution depots - one in California, one in Pennsylvania - are lined up to receive a variety of tagged goods, including clothes and rations. The following year will see 32 more facilities receiving an expanded range of chipped goods, including ammunition and drugs.
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