Hydroelectric Dam Tracks Weapons, Equipment With Wireless RuBee Technology

By Claire Swedberg

Grand Coulee Dam is managing its weapons and other sensitive equipment with a wireless system that identifies which officer checked out which items, when this occurred, and how many times they fired a weapon, thereby ensuring proper maintenance.

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Washington State hydroelectric power provider Grand Coulee Dam has deployed a wireless technology solution to manage the weapons and equipment that are accessed from its armory, as well as other sensitive assets as they move around or out of the facility. The system enables the dam to view which personnel have which assets, when they acquired them and when each was returned. In addition, the technology determines each weapon's lift history and how of...

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