Defense Department Further Accelerating 5G Development
It’s only the beginning of an ambitious effort to test and scale the technology’s potential to strengthen the department’s capabilities.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will test the use of 5G connectivity for training in augmented and virtual reality as part of a $600 million Pentagon program.
The Department of Defense announced $600 million in awards for 5G experimentation and testing at five U.S. military test sites, representing the largest full-scale 5G tests for dual-use ...
Having awarded $600 million for 5G pilots at five bases in the US, the Pentagon will formally solicit for seven more in the coming months. But will 5G work in war zones?
Companies say they need the military’s wireless spectrum to build a 5G network. The military has other plans—and nobody is sure what they are.
It'll be spent on drones, robotics and virtual reality training.
Federal agencies, like the Defense Department, can turn the tide to more nimbly detect hackers and prevent future threats, but they must start rethinking now.
Former DHS secretary Michael Chertoff and former NSA head Mike McConnell write for CNBC that Wednesday's FCC spectrum upgrades are a positive step in 5G support, and bring us another step ...