DAG 2015 – Joint and Other Systems Services

ARCHIVED - Develop/Deploy a Corporate Biometric Capability

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New and Replace Existing Systems

Objective

To digitize existing paper fingerprints, to establish a process for ongoing digital fingerprint capture and to establish a digital fingerprint repository that is interoperable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) fingerprint verification system.

Requirements

There is a need to transition from a hardcopy-based Biometric Collection and Identity Management Capability to improved digital capability in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Department of National Defence (DND). The RCMP is in the process of transforming the current paper-based workflow to an electronic workflow, enabling the "real-time" identification of fingerprints that are submitted electronically. The overarching business outcome is to provide DND with more effective means to manage screening and identity management. In order to achieve this, there must be improved mechanisms to collect, manage, verify and lifecycle identity information. The principal business outcome is to provide CAF with biometric capabilities that will support identity management, security, and policing functions.

Preliminary Estimate

  • Under $20 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2014
    • update
    • Options Analysis
  • 2015
    • Definition Approval
    • Implementation Approval
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2016
    • Contract Award
  • 2017
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Requirements
Phone: 613-995-1401

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