Biosled, a component of Northrop Grumman's Biometric Ecosystem, is a single form factor device that serves as a lightweight, low-cost biometric sled. Biosled is designed to meet strict Department of Defense requirements for use in tactical environments. The customized form factor builds a semi-rugged case around the host Android smartphone. Biosled packs extended battery power and utilizes Northrop Grumman's high-performance biometric mobility software to achieve standards-based data capture.