Automated Key Control Systems Designed to Stand Up to Military Precision Standards

Like most other standard operating procedures within the military, there is a written policy for the storing and safekeeping of mechanical keys. Keys for padlocks, file cabinets, offices and so on must be controlled and accounted for, usually by a key control custodian, and a precise record kept of key usage. But even in today’s triplicate form-dependent military, there is a trend toward electronic documentation, and automated key management systems are replacing manual procedures with computerized control and real-time accountability. Continue reading