A number of defense officials and armed forces across the globe are starting to look into blockchain’s potential in areas related to military activity.
Militaries across the world are always looking for cutting-edge technologies to get a leg up on the competition. Blockchain is certainly not escaping scrutiny.
Officials inside of defense agencies are particularly interested the technology’s distributed consensus and anonymity capabilities.
NATO has been looking into blockchain’s use cases in regards to military logistics and procurement, and are also studying how it could mesh together with other cutting-edge concepts like the IoT.
So far, the United States, Russia, and China seem to express the most interest in researching how blockchain can be used for purposes related to the military, general national defense, and for cyber-related endeavors.