Aug 10, 2014Since it began using parachutes in 1943, the U.S. Army has tracked and managed the equipment via manual methods that are labor-intensive, error-prone and susceptible to malicious tampering. In the early 2000s, the Army reclassified personal parachute systems, as well as other aerial-delivery equipment used by military personnel, and required that these items be managed using individual serial numbers. But serial number management would require an aut...
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