Definition

Automatic identification technology

Automatic identification technology refers to a suite of technologies enabling the automatic capture of data, thereby enhancing the ability to identify, track, document, and control assets (e.g., materiel), deploying and redeploying forces, equipment, personnel, and sustainment cargo.  Also called AIT. 

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