UPI reports that Australia’s Defense Department will be testing an automated biometric information system that will aid in the production of biometrically enabled intelligence.
The system has been developed by Northrop Grumman and is based on the U.S. Department of Defense Automated Biometric Identification System.
Australia will conduct a six-month trial to test the system’s ability to ensure identities in the theater. If successful, it would be a developmental aspect of an Australian Department of Defense multi-modal biometric data repository.
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