Army surveys industry for biometrics expertise in perimeter security and target acquisition

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 15 Jan. 2010. Researchers at the U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., are looking for companies with expertise in biometrics technology that can identify individuals for target acquisition, border control, and perimeter security.

Jan 15th, 2010

Posted by John Keller

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 15 Jan. 2010. Researchers at the U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., are looking for companies with expertise in biometrics technology that can identify individuals for target acquisition, border control, and perimeter security.

Conducting this sources-sought project to locate sources biometrics technology for ARDEC are officials of the Army Contracting Command, Joint Munitions and Lethality Contracting Center at Picatinny Arsenal.

The Army wants company information on all products, services, technology, ideas, concepts, prototypes, and research related to biometrics. Army officials caution that this is a sources-sought notice, and not a solicitation for bids.

Army officials explain that they are interested in biometrics technology for standoff identification; target acquisition and assessment; base and checkpoint security; border control; detainee operations; forensics and intelligence; algorithm development; threat, event, and situational awareness; and artificial intelligence/neural networks.

Those interested should indicate their companies' capabilities by providing manuals, reports, and other information pertaining to experience on previous projects, specific work previously performed or being performed, any in-house research and development efforts, and any other pertinent information.

Those responding should submit information by e-mail no later than 28 Feb. that indicates name of the company, address, person of contact, phone and fax number, and e-mail address. Send e-mails to Contract Specialist Christina Nigro at christina.nigro@us.army.mil.

More information is online at https://www.fbo.gov/notices/8b96054865da199b5de5794733febea8.

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