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TIS Awarded Contract for software in support of the Afghanistan Automated Biometric Identification Systems (AABIS) Expansion

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AUSTIN, TX, June 6, 2011. Tactical Information Systems (TIS) was awarded a subcontract to provide software in support of the Afghanistan Automated Biometric Identification System (AABIS) Expansion project for the US Navy Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command - Atlantic (SPAWAR). The prime contractor is Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) and TIS is one of four companies involved in the project. The project will expand the current AABIS capacity from one million records to ten million records as well a provide enhanced functionality for the system. The AABIS program is run by the Afghan government and collects data on Afghan National Army and Police recruits. The data is cross-checked with biometric records from the Afghan National Detention Facility, Kabul Central Police Command, Counter-narcotics Police of Afghanistan and FBI prison enrollments from Kabul, Herat and Kandahar. Additional information on the program was published in Wired magazine last year and is available at: http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2010/09/afghan-biometric-dragnet-could-snag-millions/