The US Army's Contracting Command Information Technology Center, has announced that it has a requirement for a contract to create a Mobile Automatic Biometrics Identification for Bulgaria's Ministry of Defense.The centre is seeking a response by 1 May on the contract, adding that the government plans to make an award to the contractor who submits the lowest priced, technically acceptable proposals.The anticipated award will be a Firm Fixed-Price Contract. However, the centre doesn't give further details on its value.According to an army request published last November, Bulgaria's Ministry of Defense has identified a requirement for a mobile biometric system to support its military police in NATO-led operations.”The identified Bulgarian Mobile Automatic Biometrics Identification System (B-MABIS) will enable collection, storage, search, sharing of fingerprints, iris and facial images along with latent prints and contextual data”, said the DoD last year.The DoD noted that the system will be implemented in three Bulgaria locations: Sofia, Plovdiv, and the Novo Selo Training Area. The system will need a multifunctional handheld device with installed software and licenses for biometrics data that includes fingerprints, iris, and face, among other requirements.