Beyond dot tracking

Last updated 1 Mar 15 @ 11:43 |
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Giles Peeters examines the developments in satellite tracking of high valued cargo through hostile environments, and highlights emerging capabilities which ensure far greater security


One of the most challenging elements of any first responder scenario is maintaining cargo security as it’s transported to and from an operation. Whether it’s keeping track of ISO containers in huge shipping yards in Kandahar or moving equipment through hostile environments where there are high levels of insurgent activity, the risks are ever present.

Traditionally, security forces have tracked cargo using radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions. While this industry continues to grow . . .

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