Navy Tracks Broken Parts From Iraq

By Mark Roberti

The U.S. Navy completed a six-month field trial involving the tagging of more than 12,000 airplane parts and containers. Learn how much the project cost, the challenges that were overcome, the results and why the Navy wants to expand the project.

The Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP) provides logistics, warehousing, maintenance and other services for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps In 1985, NAVICP created the Advanced Traceability and Control (ATAC) transportation system to manage the movement of retrograde materiel. Today, ATAC annually tracks more than 500,000 broken parts worth $25 billion as they move from locations overseas to ATAC facilities in Norfolk, Va., and San Diego, then on t...

To continue reading this article, please log in or choose a purchase option.

Login

Option 1: Become a Premium Member.

One-year subscription, unlimited access to Premium Content: $189

Gain access to all of our premium content and receive 10% off RFID Reports and RFID Events!

Become A Premium Member

Option 2: Purchase access to this specific article.

Premium Content: Navy Tracks Broken Parts From Iraq Purchase Price: $19.99

Purchase Article Access!

UPGRADE NOW, AND YOU'LL GET IMMEDIATE ACCESS TO:

  • Case Studies
    Our in-dept case-study articles show you, step by step, how early adopters assessed the business case for an application, piloted it and rolled out the technology.
    Free Sample: How Cognizant Cut Costs by Deploying RFID to Track IT Assets
  • Best Practices
    The best way to avoid pitfalls is to know what best practices early adopters have already established. Our best practices have helped hundreds of companies do just that.
  • How-To Articles
    Don’t waste time trying to figure out how to RFID-enable a forklift, or deciding whether to use fixed or mobile readers. Our how-to articles provide practical advice and reliable answers to many implementation questions.
  • Features
    These informative articles focus on adoption issues, standards and other important trends in the RFID industry.
    Free Sample: Europe Is Rolling Out RFID
  • Magazine Articles
    All RFID Journal Premium Subscribers receive our bimonthly RFID Journal print magazine at no extra cost, and also have access to the complete online archive of magazine articles from past years.

Become a member today!

Subscribe Now!