US Air Force grad school develops blockchain-based tool for supply chain

US Air Force Grad School Develops Educational Application On Blockchain for Supply Chain

The graduate school for the US Air Force has developed an educational application on blockchain for supply chain management. The school intends to educate the defense professionals on how blockchain can revolutionize the digital infrastructure for future supply chains

The US Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) has stated that the blockchain technology will improve the supply chain management with digital records and prevent the fraudulent re-use of substandard materials.

AFIT associated with SecureMarking, a private supply chain security company, and the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business to develop the multi-tiered supply chain application. According to AFIT, the application will encapsulate the key decisions any entity may encounter while designing a blockchain system.