Draft DOD Guidance Cements Army Lead on Biometrics

By Sebastian Sprenger / December 4, 2007 at 5:00 AM
Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England is soon expected to sign the Pentagon's first-ever directive governing the use of biometric capabilities in the Defense Department, and a draft version of the document would give the Army a far-reaching role in developing and buying systems for the entire military, according to sources and documents. The new directive aims to codify many biometrics management decisions Pentagon officials have made since 2000, sources tell InsideDefense.com . For example, the document would formalize the Army's...

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