Lockheed Martin RFID Mandate

Suppliers to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics F-35 program are going to be asked to provide RFID labels on shipments starting in late 2008.

According to RFID Update, suppliers involved in the program have already been notified of this change. The types of RFID tags and the format of encoding will be very much the same as those outlined in MIL-STD-129 which covers shipments directly to DoD.

At this time, it appears that the new requirement is only for the F-35 program and other Lockheed Martin Aeronautics programs will not be affected.

Read more of this story over at RFID Update

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