The army is a complicated machinery that consists of the great number of elements, components and subgroups. Their showcase cooperation, with the thinnest-possible margin of error, is crucial for the right functioning of military mechanism and providing safety for all. In this case, RFID technology is used in first place for items tracking and inventory.
Great flexibility of tags in terms of size and their exceptional resistance in unfriendly conditions (temperature, humidity, rain, snow) make that they will not fail even in the toughest challenges.
Thanks to RFID tags it is easy to track the movement of goods in military supply chain and act in real time, just as soon as the difficulties or threats will be identified. In U.S. army the RFID technology guarantees that parachute jumper has a complete equipment, allowing for safe jump down.
RFID us used for tracking both small parts as well as large containers sent to troops on foreign missions. New wireless technology has contributed to limitation of bureaucratic procedures that had been a true nightmare for military clerks. Before RFID, to ship one transport, the five sets of documents were needed. The numerous administrative errors have been eliminated as well.
This technology is also praised for being the effective solution for access control systems, used in military buildings and rooms. It allows for rigorous execution of access to selected places. Radio identification features are also successfully used in securing national documents from being illegally taken by unauthorized personnel.