Accession Number : ADA457508


Title :   RFID Meets GWOT: Considering a New Technology for a New Kind of War


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Kirby, Kevin L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a457508.pdf


Report Date : Jun 2006


Pagination or Media Count : 71


Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to provide insight into the potential benefits that Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology may provide USSOCOM and other commands in the Global War on Terror. This thesis will explain the basic concept behind RFID, and cite some of the current day applications of today that are revolutionizing the civilian sector. More importantly, this thesis will introduce conceptual security applications that could benefit USSOCOM today, highlighting the possible successes and downfalls that these applications might include.


Descriptors :   *COUNTERINSURGENCY , *INFORMATION SECURITY , THESES , CIVILIAN POPULATION , BENEFITS , INSURGENCY , RADIOFREQUENCY , TERRORISM


Subject Categories : Unconventional Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE