CIDDSCommon Intrusion Detection Director System
CIDDSCombat Identification for Dismounted Soldier (Army)
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CIDDS is a two-part system that attaches to the individual soldier's helmet and rifle.
If the target is a soldier wearing CIDDS helmet, the system immediately sends an encrypted radio signal that identifies him as friendly to the potential shooter.
CIDDS will have the capability to support training and combat needs.
If the Army chooses to exercise all options, total procurement could exceed 80,000 CIDDS units.